At the end of the training, the participants will possess a good knowledge of the legal framework concerning the staff delegation and will have a good grasp of the practical questions possibly arising about the relations between the employer and the staff delegation.


Duties of the staff delegation

  • General mandate
  • Information and consultation on company proceedings
  • Information and consultation on technical, economic and financial matters
  • Participation in certain company decisions
  • Special powers of the representative regarding Health & Safety at Work
  • Special powers of the representative regarding Equality & Diversity


Exercise of the mandate by the staff delegate

  • Staff delegation meetings
  • Hours of consultation
  • Plenary assembly with staff
  • Obligations of staff representatives


Means of action of the staff delegation

  • General principles
  • Time credit and released staff delegate
  • Right to training-leave
  • Participation in the staff delegation by external parties
  • Other means of action of the staff delegation
    • Means of communication
    • Provision of material resources
    • Staff representative travel


Protection for staff delegates

  • Protection against the unilateral modification of an essential clause of the employment contract
  • Protection against dismissal
    • Principle
    • Sanction
    • Exception
    • The event of gross misconduct


Our speakers come from all over our specialised and complementary teams, covering all legal, regulatory, taxation and advisory aspects of doing business in Luxembourg. We invite you to check our training agenda where the speakers are listed on each training session.

Target audience

Human resources professionals, lawyers specialising in company law, or anyone with HR responsibilities.


3 hours.


English, French, German (in customised format) 


For more information please contact us by e-mail at institute@arendt.com

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Louis Berns

Louis Berns is the Partner in charge of the Employment Law, Pensions & Benefits practice of Arendt & Medernach. He has been a member of the Luxembourg Bar since 1987 and served as a member of the Luxembourg Bar Council from 1997 to 1999. He is a founding member of the Employment Law Specialists Association in Luxembourg and member of the Employment Law Alliance. He was a lecturer in labour law at the Université du Luxembourg as well as with the Ministry of Justice for 24 years. Louis Berns holds a Master's degree in law from the Université Robert Schuman de Strasbourg (France) as well as a degree from the Institut d'Administration des Entreprises (IAE), Strasbourg. In Chambers Europe 2018 le...

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