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Czech: Government extends Antivirus B programme for aiding employers through to the end of the year

Submitted by siha on Tue, 10/27/2020 - 16:12

Government of the Czech Republic (26.10.2020) The government approved an extension of the Antivirus B aid programme through to the end of the year, i.e. until 31 December 2020. Antivirus B can be drawn on by companies that have had to put their employees on "obstacle at work" leave. The contribution will continue to be provided to employers in the amount of 60% of paid wage compensations, a maximum of CZK 29,000 monthly per employee. Mode B thus remains exactly the same as before. 

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Czech Republic: Late Employer SS Contribution Penalty Relief

Submitted by mmarquez on Tue, 10/13/2020 - 11:27

KPMG Global (27.05.2020) Reduction in the penalty for late payment of social security contributions payable by employers in the amount of 24.8 percent of their employees’ wages (employer’s contributions) for the calendar months of May to July 2020. If the contributions due for these months are paid by 20 October 2020, the employer will be required to pay only 20 percent of the standard penalty for late payment stipulated by the Insurance Premiums Act.2 The reduced penalty will thus correspond to approximately 4 percent interest rate per annum.

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Czech Republic: Antivirus Employment Protection Program

Submitted by cambrosio on Wed, 04/08/2020 - 18:17

mpsv.cz (31.03.2020) On Tuesday, March 31, 2020, the government approved a proposal to modify the Antivirus employment protection program. This program. The is designed to help businesses protect their jobs . The state will use the Labor Office of the Czech Republic to compensate companies for the funds paid out. This measure will help employers better manage the current situation and will not have to resort to layoffs.

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Accidents du travail - une centaine de décès en Tchéquie en 2016

Submitted by monitor on Tue, 06/27/2017 - 16:26

Radio Prague (13.06.2017) Environ 40 000 employés ont été blessés et 104 personnes ont perdu la vie dans des accidents du travail en 2016. Une situation que décrit un article du journal en ligne Denik Referendum. Selon l’auteur de ce texte, le nouvel amendement au Code du travail, actuellement discuté par les parlementaires, pourrait permettre de mieux garantir la santé des travailleurs.

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Accidents du travail - une centaine de décès en Tchéquie en 2016

Submitted by monitor on Wed, 06/21/2017 - 11:08

Radio Prague (13.06.2017) Environ 40 000 employés ont été blessés et 104 personnes ont perdu la vie dans des accidents du travail en 2016. Une situation que décrit un article du journal en ligne Denik Referendum. Selon l’auteur de ce texte, le nouvel amendement au Code du travail, actuellement discuté par les parlementaires, pourrait permettre de mieux garantir la santé des travailleurs.

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czech republic
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Occupational accidents and diseases

Accidents du travail - une centaine de décès en Tchéquie en 2016

Submitted by monitor on Wed, 06/14/2017 - 17:09

Radio Prague (13.06.2017) Environ 40 000 employés ont été blessés et 104 personnes ont perdu la vie dans des accidents du travail en 2016. Une situation que décrit un article du journal en ligne Denik Referendum. Selon l’auteur de ce texte, le nouvel amendement au Code du travail, actuellement discuté par les parlementaires, pourrait permettre de mieux garantir la santé des travailleurs.

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czech republic
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Occupational accidents and diseases

Czech Republic: Government experts agree on maximum retirement age

Submitted by monitor on Tue, 01/19/2016 - 10:09

Prague Monitor (11.01.2016) The expert group of the government coalition parties, the Social Democrats (CSSD), ANO and Christian Democrats (KDU-CSL), have agreed on the maximum retirement age to be 65 years for people born before 1971, KDU-CSL deputy head Jan Bartosek told Czech TV yesterday.

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Proposals to reform pension schemes in the Czech Republic

Submitted by monitor on Thu, 11/05/2015 - 14:30

Europa (03.11.2015) A new Flash Report prepared by the European Social policy Network (ESPN) is now available and provides information on proposals of the Czech Expert Committee on pension reform.

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Old age Pensions
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