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Name: Act No. 451/1992 providing for the Labour Code (Consolidated version of 1992).
Country: Slovakia
Subject(s): Labour codes, general labour and employment acts
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1992
Entry into force:
Published on: Sbirka Zakonu, 1992-09-28, No. 89, pp. 2550-2606
ISN: SVK-1992-L-43870
Bibliography: Sbirka Zakonu, 1992-09-28, No. 89, pp. 2550-2606
Abstract/Citation: Comprised of 6 Parts and 280 Sections. Grants all citizens the right to work under satisfactory work conditions and the right to protection from unemployment, without discrimination on the basis of race, social origin, religion or trade union activity. Covers a broad range of labour matters including the creation, modification and termination of employment relations, work discipline and work regulations, hours of work, rest and leave, wages, safety and the protection of health at work. Specific provisions apply to women, young workers and household workers. Special terms are established for parallel employment relations, subsidiary work activities, agreements for work performed outside of employment relations and apprenticeship. Provides that trade unions shall participate in labour relations, including collective bargaining, and sets out procedures for the supervision and inspection of the observance of labour legislation. English translation available.
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