Labour, Social Security and Immigration Law


Labour and Social Security Law

We offer our clients comprehensive legal advisory in the fields of labour law and social security law, in particular in:

  • management and employment agreements and other labour-law documents regulating relations between employers and employees;
  • work rules and other internal rules;
  • occupational health and safety;
  • issues related to employee remuneration;
  • equal opportunity legal issues;
  • terminations and layoffs including advice on plant closures and mass layoffs;
  • labour law legal audits and due diligence reviews;
  • agency work rules including obtaining agency licences and advice on the employment of agency workers;
  • liability in labour law relationships;
  • labour law litigation with employees or executives;
  • collective bargaining agreements and negotiation with trade unions;
  • company restructuring with regard to working conditions.

Our labour law team has extensive experience in the statutory regulation of employment relations between expatriate employees and domestic employers as well as between Czech employees and foreign employers, including the selection of the appropriate law and jurisdiction to govern the relevant employment relationships and subsequent tax optimizations.

Corporate Immigration

We also provide comprehensive legal support to employers and their employees with regard to immigration law, and in particular analyses and recommendations of the most appropriate type of permit with regard to the clients’ actual needs (with overlaps into other related practice areas, including the assessment of tax aspects) and comprehensive preparation of all applications and underlying documentation, including certified translations:

EU/EEA citizens and their families

  • meeting the notification duties when commencing and terminating employment
  • temporary and permanent residence
  • citizenship
  • secondments to the Czech Republic and Slovakia
  • tax assessments
  • providing with A1

Non-EU citizens

  • employment cards (dual and non-dual character)
  • Schengen visas for stays up to 90 days (for employment, business, etc.)
  • long-term visas for stays over 90 days
  • secondments to the Czech Republic and Slovakia
  • intra-corporate employee transfer card
  • visa for seasonal employment
  • long-term residence, including long-term residence permit for making investments
  • permanent residence, including notification duties when commencing or terminating employment
  • citizenship
  • representation in administrative courts (expatriation, etc.)
  • blue card
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