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

15th September 2020 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs

Adaptation/integration courses for foreigners in the CR

The adaptation and integration of foreigners has been a hot topic worldwide. The first element of foreigner integration was introduced to Czech legislation already in 2009 in the form of a Czech language exam as a precondition for certain types of permanent residence permits. The next step will now be the duty of foreigners/holders of certain types of long-term or permanent residence permits to attend an adaptation/integration course; this shall apply from 1 January 2021.
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15th July 2020 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs

How did the Labour Inspection Office sanction employers in 2019?

The State Labour Inspection Office (SLIO) has published its inspection report for 2019. What were the outcomes of its inspections focusing on agency employment, illegal employment, concealed employment mediation and employee monitoring?
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9th July 2020 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs

A third of Czech millennials suffer from long-term stress. Mainly due to material concerns

A third of Czech millennials feel under pressure, with 34% feeling anxious or stressed constantly or most of the time. Yet this is ten percentage points fewer compared to their peers worldwide. These are the results of the nighth edition of the Deloitte Global Millennial Survey 2020. More than 18 thousand millennials and Generation Z respondents from 43 countries participated in the study before the pandemic broke out, including 300 millennials from the Czech Republic.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic