Czech Republic - Tripartite agreement to boost long-term paid sick leave - November 30, 2016

In a tripartite meeting, the unions, employers, and the government have agreed to boost paid sick leave in the case of long-term illness. The government is hoping to tack one of three possible options discussed so far onto a health insurance amendment. The prime minister has already said he will back a proposal put forward by the labour ministry, counting on a rise of six percent in paid sick leave from the 31st day off.


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