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.

Spotlight issue

21st April 2017 / Economic policy / Employment and Social Affairs


Czech Workforce Report 3 updated for 2016 data: Prague Employment and Median Wage 2011-2016

Although the number of managers remains below the 2011 level, it increased by 8% y-o-y in 2016 (3,200 positions added, mainly in the private sector). The numbers of professionals, technicians and clerical workers exceed their 2011 totals, most remarkably in the case of professionals (an increase by 11%, or 17,300 positions, since 2011, mainly in the private sector).
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3rd April 2017 / Economic policy / Employment and Social Affairs


ILO What Works series: Legislation prohibiting use of temporary contracts for permanent tasks affects use of temporary labour by firms

Legislation prohibiting the use of temporary contracts for permanent tasks (note: as is the case of the Czech republic) has a statistically significant negative influence on the use of temporary labour among all types of firms, ILO studz says.
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30th March 2017 / Economic policy / Employment and Social Affairs


Czech Workforce Report 4: Employment and median wage by occupation in the South Moravian (Jihomoravsky) region for the period 2011-2016 - CORRECTED

AmCham Advocacy team is publishing updated Czech Workforce Report 4: Employment and median wage by occupation in the South Moravian (Jihomoravsky) region for the period 2011-2016 (full version in English inside)..  
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