Recent news

Latest items of recent news relevant to Hungary as reported in our fortnightly newswire ‘Dernières nouvelles’.

Hungary: Average earnings during 2014

According to information released by the Hungarian Central Statistical Office, average gross monthly earnings of employees in Hungary amounted to 234,490 forints (747 …

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Hungary: Collectively agreed working time and leave statistics

The European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound) has recently published a report that analyses collectively agreed working time in 2013 …

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Hungary: Countries not ready to join the eurozone

Following its assessment of eight countries’ readiness to join the eurozone, the European Commission has proposed that Lithuania become the 19th country to adopt the euro, on January 1st 2015 …

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Hungary: Labour code provision found to be unconstitutional

The Constitutional Court of Hungary has held that a provision in the labour code that negatively affects the protection of pregnant employees is unconstitutional …

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Hungary: Executive officers now liable for damage

On March 15th 2014 a new Civil Code entered into force in Hungary …

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Hungary: New whistleblowing rules in force in 2014

New whistleblowing legislation came into operation on January 1st 2014 in Hungary …

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Hungary: New minimum wage rate

The government, employers’ organisations and trade unions in Hungary have agreed to a new minimum wage rate for 2014 …

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Hungary: Hungary an open door to EU citizenship

Thanks to a citizenship law that came into force in 2011, an increasing number of Serbian nationals are now applying for a Hungarian passport …

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Hungary: Net earnings rise faster than gross earnings

During the period from January to July 2013 full-time employees in the Hungarian business sector earned, on average, HUF 239,600 (800 …

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