Employees’ Rights in Case of a Transfer of Undertaking Under the law, the new employer becomes a party to the current work relations. Consequently, under the principle of a legal successor, the new employer acquires any and all rights resulting from the work relations established with the previous employer and all obligations with which the […]
Social Security The principles of social insurance coverage and the rules of establishing social insurance contributions are regulated in the Act on social insurance system under which the employees are subject to mandatory pension, disability, health and accident insurance. Depending on the type of contribution, it is financed by the employer and the employee in […]
Brief Description of Employees’ and Employers’ Associations Employers’ associations are corporate organisations, which have the status of a legal person based on collectiveness of their members. Such organisations protect employer rights and interests in employment relations. Therefore, they aim at protecting business, financial and economic as well as organisational and functional interests. All employers are […]
Grounds for Termination An employment contract can be terminated only on the grounds listed in the Labour Code. The employment contract is therefore terminated: under a settlement agreement between the parties thereto; by a unilateral statement of either party to the employment agreement while preserving the notice period (termination on a notice); by a unilateral […]
Salary An employee has a guaranteed minimum pay for his/her work, which is set pursuant to the principles and the procedure provided for in the Minimum Wage Act. If, however, a higher minimum salary has been set in collective labour agreements or the remuneration rules and procedures, then the employer is obligated to respect such […]
Minimum Requirements The Labour Code distinguishes three types of employment contracts, including an employment contract for a trial period, an employment contract for a fixed term and an employment contract for an unlimited term. The employer should confirm in writing for the employee the conditions as regards the parties to the contract, its type and […]
L&E Global’s Global Employment Law Highlights Spring 2013 report covers the latest trends in employment law throughout the world.