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Updates from the Working Group on Labor Legislation Reform

February 16

On February 16, AmCham participated in a new round of negotiations under the Working Group on labor legislation reform. Among other subjects, the parties have discussed possibilities to reduce the unpaid parental leave for employees with children aged between 3 and 6 years old. In another line, negotiations have touched upon employers’ obligations related to approval of company’s staff list, as well as the legal regime of probationary periods for young specialists.


On February 9, AmCham participated in a new round of negotiations under the Working Group on labor legislation reform. The parties have discussed the legal framework on probationary periods for young specialists, as well as the regime of internship contracts.

In another line, negotiations have touched upon the three years unpaid parental leave for employees with children aged between 3 and 6 years old, the subject being left open for further debates.


On February 2, AmCham participated in a new round of negotiations under the Working Group on labor legislation reform. The parties have discussed the national draft law implementing the EU framework on informing and consulting employees regarding the undertaking’s economic situation and probable development of employment.

In another line, it has been agreed to extend the Working Group’s competence and, thus, this group will also examine the list of mandatory documents, under current labor legislation, with a view to reduce the amount of required paperwork and bring necessary legislative amendments.


On January 27, AmCham will participate in a new round of negotiations under the Working Group on labor legislation reform, comprising representatives from the Ministry of Labor, business associations, labor unions and other relevant stakeholders.

Among other topics on the agenda, the parties will discuss the legislative framework concerning employment contracts with young specialists, termination due to redundancies, duration of collective agreement and workers’ mobility.


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