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Czech Republic - Substantive requirements for dismissals


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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: Yes

Valid grounds (justified dismissal): worker's conduct; worker's capacity; economic reasons

Prohibited grounds: marital status; pregnancy; maternity leave; family responsibilities; filing a complaint against the employer; temporary work injury or illness; race; colour; sex; sexual orientation; religion; political opinion; social origin; nationality/national origin; age; trade union membership and activities; disabilities; performing military or civil service; language; property; birth; state of health; ethnic origin

Workers enjoying special protection: workers' representatives; pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave; workers with family responsibilities; workers performing military/alternative service; workers holding an elected position or discharging a public function

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Obligation to provide reasons to the employee: Yes

Valid grounds (justified dismissal): worker's conduct; worker's capacity; economic reasons

Prohibited grounds: marital status; pregnancy; maternity leave; family responsibilities; filing a complaint against the employer; temporary work injury or illness; race; colour; sex; sexual orientation; religion; political opinion; social origin; nationality/national origin; age; trade union membership and activities; disabilities; performing military or civil service; language; property; birth; state of health

Workers enjoying special protection: workers' representatives; pregnant women and/or women on maternity leave; workers with family responsibilities; workers performing military/alternative service; workers holding an elected position or discharging a public function