Our study explores how local legislations treat general terms and regulations related to days off work, such as the entitlement to minimum paid annual leave, public holidays, parental and health-related absence as well as vacation allowances and compensation – including a comparison of 10 European countries.
Payroll, HR and Labour Law
1 January 2020 will bring almost revolutionary changes to the system of processing sick leaves and sickness benefits due to the digitalization of the reporting of employees’ sick leaves in the Czech Republic. The current paper-based sick note will be replaced by its electronic version, an “e-sick note”, which will move the sharing of data between doctors, employers and the Czech Social Security Administration online.
From 1 September 2019 a novelty being a part of anti-bureaucracy law and relating specifically to the provision focusing on reducing the red tape by the use of the public administration´s information systems (IS) assumes effect. In this case, the bodies of state power when fulfilling their official duties are liable and entitled to obtain and use data registered in the public administration´s IS and also to provide such data to one another in essential scope.
From July 2019, the first three days of sick leave will be reimbursed again in the Czech Republic. What impacts will have the abolition of the so-called “waiting period” on employers?
The child-raising allowance and the state allowance in Romania are granted only at the written request of the entitled person and may be requested by a single application, the way of submitting the documents being thus simplified.
The seniority statement is a document attesting the length of service and may be issued either by the current employer or by the former employer, upon request.