Good governance / Employment and Social Affairs

This section details initiatives to make government a competitive advantage. It includes analysis and reports of government initiatives, as well as data on accountability and performance measures.

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28th March 2019 / Good governance / Employment and Social Affairs


The employment of foreigners from the vantage point of applied law

The employment of foreigners on the Czech market is a hotly debated topic these days. According to an analysis by the Prague Institute of Planning and Development from October last year, on average, at least every tenth economically active person in the Czech Republic is a foreigner; in Prague, the ratio is in fact one in five.
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9th August 2018 / Good governance / Employment and Social Affairs


Publication „Srovnání českého a slovenského zákoníku práce“

Weinhold Legal Attorneys Barbora Suchá and Tomáš Čermák, together with attorney-at-law Michal Vrajík, published with the ANAG publishing house a practical labour law publication for all employers, HR managers, employees and others who deal with labour law issues in Czechia and Slovakia.
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2nd August 2018 / Good governance / Employment and Social Affairs


The family caregiver allowance – a new form of welfare benefit

Starting as of 1 June 2018, the Czech Social Security Administration disburses a new type of welfare benefit out of the sickness insurance scheme: a caregiver allowance which may be drawn for a period of up to 90 calendar days.
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24th November 2013 / Good governance / Employment and Social Affairs


Good Governnance: Government to adopt easier foreigners’ employment

On the next session on 20 November, the Government passed an amendment to Immigration Act (zákon o cizincích) and Asylum Act (zákon o pobytu). The Bill that the Government passed implements the EU directive on granting the working permit. The directive aims at simplifying of employment of foreigners...
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