Amendment to the Czech Labour Code - Overview

The Chamber of Deputies of the Czech Republic is currently deliberating a draft law amending the Labour Code which was returned by the Senate of the Czech Republic with minor amendments on 27 July 2023. The amendments mainly concern the effectiveness of the amendment.

Depending on the outcome of the vote of the Chamber of Deputies, the amendment may enter into force either on 1 January 2024 or 1 September 2023.

The main objective of the amendment is to increase the awareness of employees and to strengthen their rights and position in balancing family and work life (this is primarily the transposition of EU directives).

The amendment also aims to bring the electronic delivery of documents and remote work closer to the needs of businesses.

Overview of the main changes in english 

Overview of the main changes in czech

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