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.

Spotlight issue

26th September 2019 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

Braun: Judges ask for exact records of working hours, but usually it is nonsense

COMMENTARY FROM ARTHUR BRAUN | The Court of Justice of the European Union recently published a decision in proceedings on a preliminary issue, stating that EU member states must require employers to record all employee working hours (C-55/18). This case involved a suit filed by a Spanish union organization in the banking industry, not exactly the traditional players in unions fighting against exploitation of the working classes. This decision did not receive wide publicity in the Czech Republic, but in Germany and elsewhere in Europe it did.
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12th September 2019 / Good governance / Health Care

New Pharmaceuticals Act marks another step towards the digitization of healthcare

Will the introduction of a shared medication record help make the practice of drug prescriptions safer and more transparent?
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15th August 2019 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

Employee sickness now more costly for employers in the Czech Republic

The three-day waiting period for sick leave compensation has been abolished as of 1 July 2019, and ailing employees thus receive payments from the first day of sickness.
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