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Kategorie: Labor Law

31. 08. 2021

Selected aspects of reporting under the bill on the protection of whistleblowers

The government bill on the protection of whistleblowers (Parliamentary Document No. 1150) (hereinafter the “Whistleblower Protection Act”) is intended to bring a number of innovations to the Czech legal system in the area of protection of persons who report an unlawful act of which they become aware in connection to their work. Introduction Although the …

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30. 08. 2021

Current non-competition clause in labour law

A non-competition clause is one of the tools to protect an employer from potential leak of information to its competitors through its (then former) employees and could be an effective tool to protect the employer’s business know-how if negotiated correctly and sensitively. Although the legal regulation of the non-competition clause contained in the provisions of …

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30. 07. 2021

Kurzarbeit the Czech way

The amendment to the Employment Act, implemented by Act No. 248/2021 Coll., brought the institution of a part-time work allowance, or so-called kurzarbeit, into the Czech legal system with effect from 1 July 2021. General The amendment to the Act No. 435/2004 Coll., on Employment, as amended (the Employment Act) provides for a legislative implementation …

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29. 07. 2021

Will there be changes in the regulation of home office?

Working from home has undergone a stress test in the past year and has become one of the important tools in the fight against the pandemic, although the legislator did not pay much attention to this matter when drafting Act No. 262/2006 Coll., the Labour Code, as amended (hereinafter the “Labour Code“). A group of …

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