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Changes to Czech Employment Law

Czech Business and Trade / In their article, Natasa Randlova and Lucie Horejsi describe the most significant changes to Czech employment law regulations, being effective as of 1 January 2015. The authors summarize major changes, especially those related to the penalties imposed by labour inspectors for a violation of prescribed rules.

Date: Thursday, January 1, 2015
New Civil code and the employer-employee relationships

Doing business / The article written by Natasa Randlova and Lucie Horejsi describes the connection between the Labour Code and the new Civil Code, which became effective on 1 January 2014. The authors summarize the most important new provisions concerning the employer-employee relationships after a year of effectiveness the new Civil code.

Date: Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Labour Code lays down the rights and obligations of employers and employees

Doing business / After another year has gone and Natasa Randlova brings in her article updated description of rights and obligations of both employees and employers in the Czech Republic and where to find them. Basically, the article guides the reader through the Czech Labour Code – in particular, through the sections concerning rights and obligations of employees and employers.

Date: Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Employment of foreigners

Doing business  / The article of Ondrej Chlada brings information about employing of foreigners in the Czech Republic and deals with the newly implemented regulation of the so-called Employee Cards. The author focuses especially on the explanation of the system of employing of foreigners, and the obligations each foreigner must fulfil in order to get the work permit in the Czech Republic.

Date: Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Employment of foreigners: Employee Cards

Czech Business and Trade / In his article, Ondřej Chlada summarizes the issue of employing of foreigners in the Czech Republic and deals with the newly implemented regulation of the so-called Employee Cards. The author focuses primarily on the explanation of the system of employing of foreigners, and the obligations each foreigner must fulfil in order to get the work permit in the Czech Republic.

Date: Monday, September 15, 2014
Changes to employment regulations in 2013 and Outlook for 2014

Doing business / The article written by Natasa Randlova and David Borovec describes the amendments to the employment law regulations made in 2013 and provides the reader with an outlook for what is going to change in the Czech employment law as of January 1, 2014.

Date: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Labour Code lays down the rights and obligations of employers and employees

Doing business / In her article, Natasa Randlova describes rights and obligations of both employees and employers in the Czech Republic and where to find them. Basically, the article guides the reader through the Czech Labour Code – in particular, through the sections concerning rights and obligations of employees and employers.

Date: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Employing foreign nationals: Work permit and Residence permit

Doing business / The article of Ondrej Chlada brings information about employing foreign nationals in the Czech Republic. The reader may find a general description of the situation in the Czech Republic together with more detailed information about every single stage of the process of employing a foreigner, especially information about work permit and residence permit.

Date: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
How to do business in the Czech Republic: Changes to Employment Regulations

Czech Business and Trade / The article of Natasa Randlova and David Borovec brings a review of the most significant changes to the employment law area in 2013 and also outlines some major changes to be expected in 2014.

Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Employment and Labour law in the Czech Republic

International Comparative Legal Guide / Nataša Randlová and Romana Náhlíková Kaletová contributed to the International Comparative Legal Guide with their article about Employment and Labour law in the Czech Republic. In the article they summarized legal practices in area of Employment and Labour law. The article is a very good introduction to this legal field.

This article appeared in the 2013 edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Employment & Labour Law; published by Global Legal Group Ltd, London.

Date: Thursday, February 28, 2013
Employment & Employee Benefits

In the new PLC Multi-Jurisdictional Guide 2012/13 on Employment and Employee Benefits, experts from all around the world give answers to questions on particular employment law regulations in their countries. The Czech Republic is represented by the team of lawyers from Randl Partners headed by Natasa Randlova.

Date: Monday, February 25, 2013
Employing foreign nationals: Work Permit and Residence Permit

Doing Business / For purpose of employing foreign nationals, the citizens of the member states of the EU, the European Economic Area and Switzerland are not considered foreigners under Czech law. They enjoy the same possition as the citizens of the CR and they are not required to obtain a Work/Residence Permit if they want to become employed.

Date: Thursday, November 1, 2012
Changes in Labour Code comming into force in 2012

Doing Business / A number of changes entered into force in the employment law on 1 January 2012, brought about by new Labour Code Amendment. The aim of this article is to sumarise the major changes, especially those which affect the relationship between the employee and the employer.

Date: Thursday, November 1, 2012
Key Dimensions of Employment Law & Social Security in the Czech Republic

RED FODIRH, N°13 11/12 / The goal of the article is to provide information on what to be taken into account when managing or coordinating HR in the Czech Republic. It focuses on types and form of contracts, salary and bonuses to it, minimum condition for salary, holidays, working hours etc. Furthermore it includes information on ways how to terminate employment relationship including collective dismissal, collective bargaining and trade unions and collective agreements, social security including health insurance and medical leaves, secondment and health and safety regulations with general workplace safety rules included.

Date: Monday, October 1, 2012
Employment Procedure Information

According to Czech law, employment law disputes are included within civil law procedure. However, there are some small differences (e.g. the court consists of one judge and two associate judges – not necessarily lawyers).

The most frequent disputes deal with:

  • invalid termination of employment (by notice, by immediate termination, by termination during the trial period or by agreement);
  • compensation for damages;
  • work injuries and occupational diseases;
  • unpaid salary, bonus or other benefits or their parts; and
  • discrimination.

Since disputes about invalid termination of employment are the most common, the following information will be mostly about these lawsuits and actions brought by employees.

Date: Saturday, September 1, 2012
The International Comparative Legal Guide: Employment & Labour Law 2012 Edition

Natasa Randlova and Romana Kaletova contributed to the prestigious publication The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Employent & Labour Law 2012, which is published by the company Global Legal Group. The aim of this project is to provide at one place a basic view into the Labour Law all over the world and to enable its comparison. The extent of this publication is unique because it covers countries from Albania over Namibia to USA and Venezuela and we are very pleased that we were asked to participate on its preparation.

Date: Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Czech Employment Law Basics

We have prepared this brief guide to provide our foreign clients with the basics of Czech Labour Law regulations. We start with a general overview of the scope of Czech Employment Law. We then focus on the requirements for employment contracts and possibilities of collective agreements. A key part of this guide is a list of the main employee entitlements (e.g. maximum working time, minimum holiday, minimum wage, parental rights, etc.). Part three addresses terminations of employment relationships and provides useful tips for employers should they undergo a company reorganisation. Finally we look at employment taxation, including obligatory health insurance and social security contributions. The publication is prepared according to the legal state as of 1 February 2012.

Date: Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Publications of IUS LABORIS

During fall 2011, specialized practice groups of Ius Laboris published three on-line booklets to which Natasa Randlova and Romana Kaletova contributed with the overview of Czech legal regulations of the discussed topics. Below, you may find three guides which offer the comparision of different European regulations of the particular areas.

Secondments to and within Europe - with the contribution of Natasa Randlova

Outsourcing and employment: an international guide - with the contribution of Natasa Randlova and Romana Kaletova

Individual dismissals across Europe - with the contribution of Natasa Randlova

Date: Thursday, October 20, 2011