Recent news

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

Slovak Republic: Shared responsibility for temporary agency workers

According to an amendment to the Slovakian Labour Code, temporary agency workers must receive the same pay and working conditions as their colleagues directly hired by the user company, provided that they fulfil the same or similar job duties …

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Slovak Republic: New duties for employers concerning whistleblowing

The parliament of Slovakia has adopted a new Act that strengthens the protection given to employees who report illegal activities discovered through their employment …

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Slovak Republic: Minimum wage rise in 2015

The government of Slovakia has approved a rise in the national minimum wage …

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Slovak Republic: Proposal to significantly increase the minimum wage

Slovakia’s Ministry of Finance has proposed increasing the national minimum wage by nearly 8% next year — from 352 euros to 380 euros per month …

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Slovak Republic: Wage increases by sector

According to the Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic, wages increased in a number of sectors in February 2014 as compared with average nominal monthly wages in February 2013 …

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Slovak Republic: Applicability of collective bargaining agreements

From January 2014, higher level collective bargaining agreements in Slovakia are applicable to employers regardless of whether they have given their consent …

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Slovak Republic: President vetos Bill on Collective Bargaining

The President of Slovakia, Ivan Gašparovič, has used his powers of veto to oppose an amendment to the Collective Bargaining Act …

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Slovak Republic: Incentive for employing long-term unemployed

Since November 1st 2013, employers in Slovakia are able to benefit from social security contribution relief when they employ long-term unemployed individuals …

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Slovak Republic: Minimum wage increase announced

The Slovakian Employment Ministry has announced its intention to increase the national minimum wage next year by 4 …

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