RTL Today – Independent Luxembourg Trade Union Confederation: OGBL slams government on housing, tax and child benefits

Amongst different issues, commerce union representatives mentioned potential austerity measures following the pandemic, the indexation of kid advantages, the housing disaster, and tax reform throughout a press convention on Tuesday.

Nora Again, the president of the Impartial Luxembourg Commerce Union Confederation (OGBL), criticised that the federal government is pushing many necessary choices to the subsequent legislative interval, particularly concerning the housing disaster. Again said that the federal government lacks the braveness to take motion towards emptiness hypothesis and the buildup of actual property.

Because of this, the OGBL calls for a progressive taxation of actual property property. The commerce union additionally criticises that the federal government has no plans for a tax reform. Relating to the deliberate indexation of kid advantages for 1 January 2022, the OGBL laments that these affected by the measure are unable to profit from the subsequent wage indexation, which is projected to happen in late 2021. General, Again harassed that the commerce union intends to do the whole lot it might to forestall the federal government from falling into inaction till the subsequent legislative interval.

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