EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic

Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic

Geographic Location

Country: Czechia


Sector: Public administration and defence
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security
84.24 - Public order and safety activities

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 29-10-2015
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2016
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2016
Planned Job Creation: 1123

Additional Information

The Czech Ministry of the Interior plans to hire 1,123 new employees in 2016 as a result of rising levels of immigration. More police officers and administrative workers are being hired to strengthen the police force and the Department for Asylum and Migration Policy. As reported, the Ministry may further increase recruitment to up to 2,500 new workers in 2016 and plans to increase the budget for salaries by more than CZK 2 billion (EUR 74 million).