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

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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27th March 2017 / Economic policy / Employment and Social Affairs


OECD S.Scarpetta: „Not everyone should be a coder, but the important thing is to use the new digital economy in an effective way in the workplace.“

What we have seen in advanced economies, he says, is a polarization of the labour market. The labour demand goes for high-skill, low-routine jobs, but also for a low number of low-skill, low-routine jobs. The rest are jobs where intermediate skills are required; and where workers may be at risk of unemployment or they will need to adapt their skills to new jobs.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic