Economic policy / Employment and Social Affairs

This section reports on economic policy initiatives of the Czech government, the EU, and other entities that have a direct impact on the competitiveness of the country. It also includes information on economic priorities of the AmCham and other leading associations.

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27th March 2020 / Economic policy / Employment and Social Affairs


Comment of the British Chamber of Commerce in the CR, French-Czech Chamber of Commerce in the CR, Nordic Chamber of Commerce in the CR and American Chamber of Commerce in the CR on „Program Antivirus"

The spread of the coronavirus has caused an economic crisis as both companies and individuals have decreased demand on a wide range of a product and service. This crisis has been exacerbated by government measures aimed at restricting the rapid growth of infection and loss of life.  
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3rd April 2020 / Economic policy / Employment and Social Affairs


Program Antivirus: Handbook for Employers

The Program “Antivirus” (Regimes A and B) is aiming at protecting jobs and decreasing negative impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak in 2020, providing financial compensation of employment costs to avoid layoffs.  
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2nd April 2020 / Economic policy / Employment and Social Affairs


Covid-19: Antivirus Employment Retention Program for March

The government has approved the Antivirus program to compensate employers’ salary costs from March 12 until the end of April (for now).   
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