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Romanian Employment Updates - October 2021

Romanian Employment Updates – October 2021

Avison Young, Kinstellar, CBEX and the Embassy of Canada to Romania host an event on the returning to work legal concerns and trends

September 2021 – We are pleased to invite you to a hybrid event that will focus on the ardent topic of returning to work. The speakers will tackle the subjects: the legal aspects of today’s new working styles and the trends in optimizing the employee...

Romanian Employment Updates – New obligation for employers; more flexibility for using electronic signatures; paid day off for Covid-19 vaccination

July 2021 – A new obligation is established for employers via the template employment agreement.

Slovakia: Subsidy for shortened work paid by the state

June 2021 – On 4 May 2021 the Slovak parliament adopted Act No. 215/2021 on compensation for shortened work, widely known as Kurzarbeit (the “Act”). The Act aims to ensure that the state will partially compensate employer costs for employee wage...

Digitalisation and increased flexibility on Romania’s labour market

May 2021 – It is a well-known fact that the Romanian labour legal framework is seen as rather rigid, implying often procedures deemed as formalistic and slightly cumbersome.

News on Kurzarbeit in Romania

April 2021 – New amendments in Romania to the Government Emergency Ordinance No. 132/2020 regulating support measures for employees and employers due to Covid-19 (“GEO no. 132/2020”) will enter into force on 8 April 2021.

Kinstellar announces new promotions to Partner and Counsel

April 2021 – Kinstellar is delighted to announce the promotions to Partner of Balázs Sepsey (Budapest), and to Counsel of Tomáš Melišek (Bratislava), Alexandru Mocănescu (Bucharest) and Nina Tsifudina (Sofia).

Czech Republic: Overview of the most recent Czech labour law-related emergency Covid-19 measures

March 2021 – The Czech Republic has recently adopted several extraordinary measures to minimise the risk of Covid-19 spread. Below we provide an overview of measures applicable to employers and employees.

Kinstellar advises Carlyle Group on sale of stake in Logoplaste

March 2021 – Kinstellar’s Prague office, together with Linklaters, has successfully advised the Carlyle Group on the sale of a majority stake in Logoplaste, a producer of rigid plastic containers, to Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board, the largest...

Kinstellar announces new Of Counsel appointment in Kyiv

February 2021 – Kinstellar is pleased to announce that it has further strengthened its Corporate/M&A practice in Ukraine with the appointment of Ihor Kitela as Of Counsel at the firm’s Kyiv office.