Other employment law issues

Disciplinary and grievance procedures, internal rules, employment records, transfer of undertakings.

Hungary :: Human rights

Hungary has ratified almost all International Human Rights Covenants, apart from the Conventions on the Protection of Migrants and the Protection from Enforced Disappearance …

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Hungary :: Applicable law

Cross-border rights When drafting any employment-related contractual document it is always important to determine under which law the contract shall be administered …

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Hungary :: Business transfers

At least fifteen days before a merger or takeover takes place, the parties to the business transfer must inform their recognised trade union, works council and other employee representatives about the due date of the transfer, its justification and the consequences for employees …

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Hungary :: Whistleblowing

Under the Act on Complaints and Public Interest Disclosures  that came into force on January 1st 2014, both public and private sector employees are protected when they make a complaint of a violation of individual rights that does not fall under any other proceedings or a disclosure that is considered to be in the public interest …

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Hungary :: Inspection and compliance

Compliance with employment regulations is subject to the criminal law and employers may be prosecuted for ‘tax fraud committed in relation to employment’ …

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Hungary :: Disciplinary procedures

The Hungarian Labour Code states that the disciplinary procedures to be followed in the case of an employee’s breach of obligations are those which are stated in an applicable collective bargaining agreement; if the employee is not covered by a collective agreement, the employment contract may prescribe disciplinary sanctions and procedures …

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