Good governance

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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4th November 2021 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency


Proposal for a new minimum wage for 2022

The Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs proposes an increase in the minimum wage with effect from 1 January 2022 by CZK 2,800. The new basic monthly minimum wage rate in 2022 would thus increase from the current CZK 15,200 to CZK 18,000, which corresponds to an increase in the basic hourly minimum wage rate from CZK 90.50 to CZK 107.10.
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4th November 2021 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency


Paternity leave in the Czech Republic has just been doubled

As of 1 January 2022, paid paternity leave will be extended from previously 7 days to newly 14 days.
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4th November 2021 / Good governance / Energy and Environment


Stricter regulations and an increasing number of environmental litigations are contributing to a faster greening of the economy

Economy greening is one of the current society-wide issues, the importance of which has been growing rapidly in recent months and years. Changes are also coming in the area of legislation, with new regulations in a wide range of fields, from energy to agriculture and forestry to sustainable financing. Along with this, environmental litigation is on the rise, becoming another accelerator of change. Read on to find out what has happened in environmental law in recent months and what is ahead.
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