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

17th January 2017 / Economic policy / Employment and Social Affairs

ILO: In Europe long-term unemployment continues to climb despite receding unemployment rates

In both Europe and North America, long-term unemployment remains stubbornly high compared to pre-crisis levels. new ILO report says. Considering that the CEE regional employment growth is projected to remain in negative territory, the expected unemployment reduction is mainly attributable to a reduction in the labour force of 0.7 per cent per year between 2016 and 2018, partly explained by rising emigration rates. 
View more

9th January 2017 / Economic policy / Employment and Social Affairs

Czech Workforce Report 3: Prague employment and average wage by occupation for the period 2011-2015

63% of employment in Prague is of professionals or technicians. Between 2011-2015 average wage grew for key occupations in the private and public sector, except for private sector managers. Public sector managers received the highest increase in pay of all occupation. Private sector managers were the only occupation to experience wage decrease. See more findings in a report drafted by the AmCham team.
View more

8th December 2016 / Economic policy / Employment and Social Affairs

Report on National Workforce 2: Employment by Enterprise, Industry and Occupation

AmCham advocacy team have prepared a report on employment by enterprise, industry and occupation. This report is the second of series addressing the development of the Czech employment and compensation market. The reports start at the national level and will work down to the regional and city level.
View more

Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic