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Unused leave from work and its transfer into the following years

Unused leave from work and its transfer into the following years

An amendment to the Labour Code concerning, among other things, unused leave and its transfer came into force on 1 January 2021. We are, however, only now encountering this new regulation in practice for the first time, when this topic is relevant…
Telemarketing in 2022 – the end of nuisance calls?

Telemarketing in 2022 – the end of nuisance calls?

The Czech Telecommunications Office recently issued an interpretative opinion on the most frequently asked questions regarding telemarketing after the amendment to the Electronic Communications Act (the “Opinion”). The amendment introduced, among…
Position of the Council on the Digital Services Act and the Digital Markets Act

Position of the Council on the Digital Services Act and the Digital Markets Act

On 25 November 2021, the EU Council adopted a general position on the Digital Services and Digital Markets Acts, which were presented in 2020 by the European Parliament and propose many regulations for nearly all companies operating in the online…
Direct effect of the European whistleblower prodection directive

Direct effect of the European whistleblower prodection directive

On 23 October 2019, Directive (EU) 2019/1937 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of persons who report breaches of Union law was adopted. This Directive should have been implemented by Member States in their national law…
Prolongation of regime A of the Antivirus programme and renewal of regime B

Prolongation of regime A of the Antivirus programme and renewal of regime B

On 29 November 2021, the Government of the Czech Republic approved extension of the Antivirus A regime and the renewal of Antivirus B. At the same time, the overall framework of the Antivirus programme was extended until 30 June 2022 – until this…
Login with eidentity.cz changes its name, functionality remains unchanged

Login with eidentity.cz changes its name, functionality remains unchanged

From 1 December 2021, there will be a change in the name of the National Identification and Authentication (NIA) login. The existing eidentita.cz portal will now be called Identity of the Citizen (Identita občana), the functionality of the system…
Mandatory employee testing reintroduced

Mandatory employee testing reintroduced

On 19 November 2021, the Government approved an Emergency Measure of the Ministry of Healthcare reintroducing the obligations of employers and employees related to the mandatory periodic testing of employees for the presence of SARS-CoV-2 antigen.…
Proposal of the Prague City Council regarding the regulation of temporary accommodation

Proposal of the Prague City Council regarding the regulation of temporary accommodation

On 16 November 2021, a draft amendment to the Trade Licensing Act submitted by the Prague City Council was sent to MPs. The main purpose is that apartments and family houses serve their original purpose, i.e. housing, and not as accommodation…
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