Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs

This section feature research, opinion and progress reports on how the Czech Republic compares to other EU countries economically. It includes analysis of international rankings such as the WEF and World Bank.

Spotlight issue

22nd February 2022 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs

HN: The Labor Code is lagging behind the requirements of the labor market

The coronavirus pandemics has fully revealed the demand of employees for an increasingly higher degree of flexibility. On the one hand, employers have been facing the challenge of low number of candidates per vacancy. On the other hand, it is difficult for employers to meet the labor market requirements, or they have to adopt solutions with the risk of being punished by authorities. Labor Code should be blamed for this as it does not keep the pace with the reality.
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18th July 2023 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs

Czech Government have approved a new governmental project Digital Nomad

In the past three years, we have witnessed a significant shift in the way people work. The global workforce has experienced major disruptions, forcing organizations to adapt to a new normal, accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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21st June 2023 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs

AmCham Human Resource Committee discussed impacts and future of parental leave

Parental leave helps shape the society we live in. In more ways than is apparent on the surface.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic