Employment & Labour Law

An Amendment to the Czech Labour Code

February 2023 – An amendment to the Czech Labour Code is expected imminently. This Monday, following the closing of an input window as part of an interdepartmental feedback procedure, the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs published an updated draft...

The relaunch of social dialogue in Romania and its impact on employers

January 2023 – A new law on social dialogue has recently been adopted in Romania, Law No 367/2022 on social dialogue 1 ("Law No. 367/2022"), repealing the previous regulation, Law No. 62/2011.

Legislative updates on employee salary rights in Romania

January 2023 – This year’s first issue of our newsletter, put together by our Bucharest Employment and Labour law team, provides an overview of the new updates on employee salary rights, namely: 

Epidemiological alert for influenza (flu) in Romania

January 2023 – On 5 January 2023, Romania’s Ministry of Health issued an epidemiological alert for influenza (flu), following the entering into force of Instruction no. 161/2023 [1].

New updates in employment and labour law in Romania

November 2022 – The November issue of our newsletter, put together by our Bucharest Employment and Labour law team, provides overview of new related regulations and developments in Romania, namely:

Kinstellar appoints new Service and Sector Heads

November 2022 – Kinstellar supports professional growth by offering a broad range of career development opportunities for our team including Sector/Service line head or co-head roles. We provide growth opportunities to all of our talented lawyers with...

Romania towards enhanced work life balance and better working conditions

October 2022 – In the era of digitalisation, the labour market is also experiencing continuous transformation. This causes a rethink of traditional labour relations, as well as the adoption of strategies to increase competitiveness and flexibility at...

New maritime labour regulations

October 2022 – The October issue of our team’s Employment and Labour law updates tackles a series of new regulations that impact the maritime transport sector.

Recent changes to the Slovak Labour Code

October 2022 – On 4 October 2022, the Slovak parliament adopted an amendment to the Labour Code (the "Amendment") that enters into effect on 1 November 2022. The aim of the Amendment is mainly to implement two EU directives (No. 2019/1152 on transparent...

183 days of war in Ukraine: Tax considerations for refugees and their employers

September 2022 – The war in Ukraine has now passed the 183-day mark. This unfortunate milestone is a reminder to employers with a dispersed workforce of Ukrainian refugees to take a look at the status of these employees.