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29 December 2020

bulgaria

K.Chakarova I.Stoyanov

Brief Review of the Bulgarian State Aid Measure for Preserving Jobs During the COVID-19 Outbreak

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17 November 2020

romania

M.Moga-Paler

How the pandemic changed the reasons given by employers and employees for termination of employment contracts

In this article, managing attorney at law Mara Moga-Paler analyses the Romanian labour market over the first seven months of the Covid-19 pandemic, and focuses on how the new realities have changed the legal grounds for employment termination.

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13 November 2020

czech republic

H.Hangler

Czech Republic: Short-time work: Kurzarbeit – vision and current situation

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15 October 2020

hungary

D.Gera A.Bognár

Hungary: COVID-19 travel restrictions are back

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04 August 2020

hungary

D.Gera L.Krüpl

Hungary: Impacts of COVID-19 on the labour and real estate markets | Podcast

The COVID pandemic and the subsequent state of emergency in Hungary have disrupted conventional methods of working, with most companies having successfully transitioned into home office – a modus operandi rarely used before.

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Czech Republic: Redundancies as an aftermath of the COVID-19 crisis and the financial context

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16 June 2020

slovakia

P.Devínsky

Another amendment to the Slovak Labour Code changing rules of fixed-term employment

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Czech Republic: Extension of Antivirus Programme and Introduction of Scheme C

On 25 May 2020, the Government of the Czech Republic decided to extend the Antivirus Programme until the end of August 2020.

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04 June 2020

austria

S.Kühteubl

Corona, du hast die Boni geschrumpft

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Wenn die Krankheit im Personalakt steht

This article was first published on DerStandard, 20.05.2020

Bei der Bekämpfung des Coronavirus wurden mitunter bisher undenkbare Wege beschritten. So etwa, dass der Arbeitgeber um die Gesundheit seiner Arbeitnehmer Bescheid wissen darf

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11 May 2020

austria

G.Leissler

Austria: Third COVID-19 Act: lawfulness of processing employee health data

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Further COVID-related employment law measures in Hungary

The Government of Hungary adopted further government decrees – which were promulgated in the Official Gazette on 10 April 2020 - in respect of employers with regards to the coronavirus disease.

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Labour & Employment-related measures in combatting the consequences of COVID-19 in CEE

Find an overview of labour & employment-related measures in combatting the consequences of COVID-19 in the CEE region – status as of 5 May.

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28 April 2020

czech republic

M.Gremillot

Czech Republic: Dismissals due to the coronavirus crisis

The economic hardship caused by the global outbreak of COVID-19 will inevitably lead many businesses to dismiss employees.

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Hungary: Employment contracts and COVID-19

COVID-19 has created completely new challenges in the employment sector. As there is significant uncertainty and a need for detailed information about the situation, this article provides a timeline of employment-related measures that have been introduced to combat COVID-19 in Hungary.

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10 April 2020

croatia

D.Vlahov Buhin*

Croatia: COVID-19 information on financial support for employers

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08 April 2020

croatia

D.Vlahov Buhin*

Croatia: The impact of COVID-19 on employment from the employer's perspective

Given the situation caused by the coronavirus pandemic in Croatia, the National Civil Protection Committee (Stožer civilne zaštite) has put in place numerous restrictive measures to protect the lives of all citizens.

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06 April 2020

slovakia

P.Devínsky

"Corona" Amendment to the Slovak Labour Code and governmental measures aimed at helping employers

In response to the coronavirus crisis, which is seriously impacting the Slovak economy and employment, the Government of Slovakia has proposed an amendment to the Slovak Labour Code which was quickly passed in Parliament.

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Bulgaria: Are employers immune to the state of emergency? Which employers are entitled to receive financial aid and other key labour law and data protection matters

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Czech Republic: Changes in the "Antivirus" Programme

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27 March 2020

bulgaria

E.Todorova

Bulgaria: Even in a state of emergency human rights must be respected!

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27 March 2020

czech republic

M.Gremillot

Czech Republic: Government Economic Recovery Measures

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Romania: Coronavirus: Impacts on employment in Romania

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24 March 2020

austria

S.Kühteubl

Austria: Coronavirus: Impacts on employment in Austria

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24 March 2020

poland

B.Jóźwik

Poland: Coronavirus: Impacts on employment in Poland

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Czech Republic: Obstacles to work on the part of the employer in connection with the coronavirus

Many employers currently find themselves in a precarious position, faced with deciding how to deal with the obstacles to work arising from the coronavirus crisis, irrespective of whether these obstacles are the result of government measures (total or partial restrictions on operations) or due to real operational reasons (difficulties in the supply of materials for production, drop in sales).

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Slovakia: Coronavirus from the employer's perspective

Given the coronavirus crisis impacting the Slovak economy and employment, we have prepared an overview of information on (i) the recent measures introduced by the Slovak public authorities to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the Slovak Republic, (ii) recommended prevention, (iii) possible measures to be taken by employers, and (iv) planed measures announced by the government of the Slovak Republic aiming to help business overcome the negative impact of the current crisis.

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Hungary: Information notice on the conditions of employment with regards to the appearance and spread of the coronavirus

Information Notice on the conditions of employment with regards to the appearance and spread of the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) in Hungary

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Czech Republic: What changes will impact your business in connection with COVID-19?

General overview of the coronavirus pandemic and current safeguards

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19 March 2020

romania

C.Ştirbu V.Stropșa

State of emergency declared in Romania: main points for legal impact on companies

The President of Romania has declared a state of emergency in Romania as of 16 March 2020, for a duration of 30 days, in the context of COVID-19.

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18 March 2020

czech republic

M.Gremillot

Czech Republic: Coronavirus from the employer's perspective

With regard to the current situation related to coronavirus, below we provide information on (i) the latest measures adopted by the Czech authorities, (ii) recommended prevention, (iii) possible measures to be taken by employers, and (iv) where to find relevant information provided by public authorities.

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Einführung von Kurzarbeit infolge des Coronavirus

Als Instrument zur Aufrechterhaltung des Beschäftigungsstandes hat sich die Kurzarbeit in wirtschaftlich schwierigen Zeiten, wie etwa während der Finanz- und Wirtschaftskrise 2008/2009, bewährt.

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10 March 2020

austria

S.Kühteubl

Coronavirus: Arbeitsrechtliche Aspekte

In den letzten Tagen sind Arbeitgeber (AG) mit zahlreichen Medieninformationen und behördlichen Stellungnahmen zum Coronavirus konfrontiert worden.

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