Czech Republic: Useful information - key future employment law developments
A brief summary of significant developments that will impact on employment law in the Czech Republic.
|Development||Key practical implications||Status||Expected date|
|Changes to the notification of sickness absence.||Doctors will be required to submit sickness certificates directly by electronic communication to employers and the Social Security Administration.||The law was published in the Collection of Laws on 1 July 2019.||The Social Security Administration is expected to commence the online system on 1 January 2020.|
|Increase in annual leave entitlement.||Paid annual leave for private-sector employees will increase from four weeks to five weeks each year.||The law is under consideration by the Chamber of Deputies.||If approved by the Senate, the new right will take effect on 1 January 2020.|