Coronavirus: extension of the agreement between France and Luxembourg on social security affiliation for cross-border workers extended until 31 December 2021

12 Nov 2021


Dorothée David

A press release published on 10 November 2021 by the Ministry for Social Security announced that the agreement between Luxembourg and France stipulating that days spent working remotely in connection with the Covid-19 pandemic should not be taken into account when determining which social security legislation applies to cross-border workers, which was due to come to an end on 15 November 2021, has been extended until 31 December 2021 inclusive.

As a reminder, similar agreements entered into by Luxembourg with Belgium and Germany are also applicable until 31 December 2021 (see our Newsflash of 27 September 2021).

For all Belgian, German and French cross-border workers, the days spent working from home due to the measures introduced to combat the spread of Covid-19 will therefore continue not to be taken into account until the end of 2021 when calculating the threshold of 25% which determines the applicable social security legislation, to avoid a change of affiliation solely due to days spent working remotely connected to Covid-19.