News & Events
April 2018 | Amendment to Labor Code effective as of May 1, 2018

A substantial amendment to Act No. 311/2011 Coll., the Labor Code, becomes effective as of May 1, 2018. Besides the changes regarding premium pay for work, which we have already outlined in our February news, the amendment introduces further important changes....

March 2018 | Slovak companies should prepare for new data protection legislation

New legislation in the area of protection of personal data will enter into force on May 25, 2018. The new legislation – the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Slovak Act No. 18/2018 Coll. on Personal Data Protection – modifies...

February 2018 | Important amendment to the Slovak Labor Code: Changes in the amount of premium pay & Introduction of a voluntary 13th and 14th salary

On February 14, 2018, the Slovak Parliament adopted an amendment to the Slovak Labor Code. The amendment will enter into force on May 1, 2018. We present the most important changes introduced by the amendment. (i) As of May 2018...

January 2018 | Premium pay for night work to be increased in two stages

The representatives of employees and employers have agreed with the Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs and the Family of the Slovak Republic that premium pay for night work will be increased in two stages. Under the agreement, the first and...

December 2017 | Changes in the Commercial Code

As of January 1, 2018, an amendment to the Commercial Code will come into force, introducing rules extending the liability of participants (shareholders) of business companies and members of statutory bodies. Furthermore, the amendment imposes special liability on those persons...