Recent news

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

Slovak Republic: Inspection in the construction industry

A suspicion of bid rigging for public tenders has led to the Antimonopoly Office of the Slovak Republic (NCA) recently raiding the premises of several large construction companies …

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Slovak Republic: Personal Data Protection Act to come into force

A new Personal Data Protection Act will come into force on the 25th of May to incorporate the requirements of the GDPR …

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Slovak Republic: Major changes took place in labour code

Some major changes have just taken place in the Slovak Labour Code …

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Slovak Republic: Embraco and trade unions reached collective agreement

The compressor and condenser manufacturing company Embraco has reached a new collective agreement with local trade unions …

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Slovak Republic: Minimum wage to be hiked

Commencing January the 1st 2018, the minimum wage in Slovakia will rise 10 …

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Slovak Republic: Bill to get more for working nights, holidays

A government-sponsored parliamentary Bill awaiting approval would modify the Labour Code by increasing the wage surcharge for night work from 20% to 50% of an employee’s own basic minimum wage (S123 …

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Slovak Republic: Implausible outcomes

Economists are struggling to work out what is happening to the EU’s eastern member states …

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Slovak Republic: Average gross monthly earnings

Over the year to May 2017, average gross monthly industrial earnings in Slovakia increased by 3 …

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Slovak Republic: Average monthly wage of employee

Over the year to Q4 2016 the average gross monthly earnings in the Slovak Republic rose by 3 …

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Slovak Republic: Significant hike

The Statutory minimum wage will rise in Slovakia on January 1st 2017 from €405 (US$ 446) and will be raised to €435 (US$ 479) …

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Slovak Republic: National minimum wage increase for 2016

The national minimum wage in the Slovak Republic is to increase to 405 euros (approximately 435 US dollars) per month as of January 1st 2016 …

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Slovak Republic: Incentive scheme for hiring young workers

Under a scheme recently announced by the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Family, employers in Slovakia that create jobs for unemployed young workers may be entitled to apply for financial assistance …

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Slovak Republic: Average monthly wage statistics

In April 2015, average nominal monthly wages increased in a number of sectors in Slovakia when compared to April 2014 …

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Slovak Republic: Employers must adopt internal whistleblowing rules by June 30th

Employers in Slovakia are reminded that they must fulfil the obligations established in the Whistleblowing Protection Act by June 30th 2015 …

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Slovak Republic: Tax relief opportunities for companies

Under an amendment to the Law on Income Tax, companies investing in research and development activities in Slovakia may now take advantage of significant tax benefits …

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