Luxembourg
Housing rights-Luxembourg “Roof is a right:” Luxembourgers demand affordable and dignified housing

18 organizations, including trade unions and left parties, took part in the protest. According to a recent report, Luxembourg has seen the highest rise in housing prices in the first quarter in Europe.

Housing Rights-Luxembourg Progressives demonstrate in Luxembourg demanding housing rights

The protest was organized by housing rights groups and leftist parties in response to a controversial directive by the Esch City Council to regulate the procedures for renting apartments

Workers’ protest forces Luxembourg airline to respect collective agreement 

Workers and unions are outraged by the action plan for layoffs and other redundancies in Luxair, the flag carrier airline of Luxembourg. Following a protest, the management announced that it would not enact the plan unilaterally

Luxembourg Protests Working class groups protest layoffs by ArcelorMittal in Luxembourg

The steel corporation ArcelorMittal announced that it would lay off up to 570 employees. The company is citing COVID-19 but critics say ‘redundancies’ were planned much before

Luxembourg Communists Luxembourg government accused of abusing emergency powers

The government has reportedly coerced a waste management firm in Leudelange to incinerate hospital waste despite it lacking a license for the same

Covid-19 Luxembourg Progressive forces in Luxembourg demand pro-worker policies to fight COVID-19

The Communist Party of Luxembourg has called for a moratorium on repayment of loans during the crisis period and the freezing of the housing rents by law

luxemborg Communists in Luxembourg protest closure of bank branches

The state-owned Spuerkeess Bank (BCEE), one of the leading commercial banks in Luxembourg, had announced the closure of 11of its 65 branches recently

US-Luxembourg Relations Luxembourg Communists slam deals with NATO and the US

Two Luxembourg ministers were on a visit to the US last week to strengthen the defense relationship between the two countries. They also signed two agreements on space cooperation

Housing prices Left demands legislation to address housing crisis in Luxembourg

The Left party in Luxembourg has called for a law to protect tenants from the rampant speculation in the real estate market, following several reports indicating an alarming increase in housing rents by 10-12% in 2018 alone

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