Employment & Labour Law

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.

Changes to Bulgaria’s Labour Code and other legislative acts are now in effect

August 2022 – New important amendments to the Labour Code, the Social Insurance Code and the Health Insurance Act have come into effect in Bulgaria. They include changes to parental leave, work-life balance measures, shorter trial period, new timing...

Recent Updates in Employment and Labour Law in Romania

August 2022 – Click on the link below for a summary of the latest employment and labour law developments in Romania.

Kinstellar significantly expands its dynamic employment and labour law team in Bucharest

August 2022 – Kinstellar is pleased to announce new joiners to its employment and labour law team in Bucharest over the past month. The Firm welcomes senior lawyers Lidia Zarnescu and Catalin Roman, who each boast more than 10 years of employment and...

Key takeaways from the ongoing reform of labour law in Ukraine

August 2022 – Due to the challenges of martial law and the continued need to adapt labour rules to the modern needs of businesses and employees in Ukraine, Ukrainian labour law is undergoing comprehensive reform.

Setting up operations in Turkey

May 2022 – Today’s uncertainties at the European Union’s eastern border have left companies questioning the safety of their people and the continuity of their operations in that part of the world. Businesses in the IT and BPO sectors that had found...

Kinstellar advises CPM International Telebusiness on the establishment of its new contact centre in Bratislava

April 2022 – Kinstellar’s Bratislava office has recently advised CPM International Telebusiness, an award-winning provider of omnichannel customer experience and sales solutions, on the establishment of a new service centre in Slovakia.

Kinstellar partners Csilla Andrékó, Diana Dimova, Nina Tsifudina named among IFLR1000 Women Leaders in 2022

April 2022 – Kinstellar is delighted to announce that Csilla Andrékó (Partner in the Budapest office, and head of the firm-wide Banking & Finance service), Diana Dimova (Managing Partner of the Sofia office), and Nina Tsifudina (Partner in the...

Managing employment relations during martial law

March 2022 – On 14 March 2022, the Ukrainian Parliament adopted the Law of Ukraine “On the Organization of Employment Relations During Martial Law”, which defines the specifics of employment relations during martial law. The Law comes into force...

Czech Republic: Czech Government extends “Antivirus” programme offering employer financial aid

December 2021 - The Government of the Czech Republic has extended its “Antivirus” programme, offering employment protections for businesses affected by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Antivirus provides a partial reimbursement of employee remuneration...