The Luxembourg government has adopted an amendment to the regulation concerning the granting of a cost-of-living allowance (allocation de la vie chère - AVC) in order to grant beneficiaries double the planned amounts for the year 2020.
The purpose of this amendment is to provide targeted support to low-income individuals who have been particularly affected by the Covid-19 crisis. For example, people working in sectors with incomes equal to or only slightly higher than the social minimum wage have been heavily affected by short-time work.
The amounts of the AVC will be set as follows for 2020 (previous amounts are in brackets):
For more information, you can:
Applications for short-time working related to the economic recovery for the month of September must be submitted by 12 August at the latest.
Several measures can be taken to protect oneself from the current heatwave.
The General Directorate for Tourism has introduced several new measures aimed at supporting non-profit associations working to promote tourism.