21 June 2016
Findings from a recent survey aim to capture national developments in the Czech Republic in the quality of working life. Results from the survey on the nature of work, job security, workers’ experiences of stress and its intensity, and the evaluation of different aspects of work are highlighted in this article.
16 June 2016
The Czech government has introduced several initiatives aimed at decreasing the gender pay gap in the education system which, although small at lower educational levels, increases with career advancement.
29 April 2016
Positive trends in economic performance (raising the issue of an imbalance between cheap labour and productivity), measures to deal with disadvantaged groups on the labour market, and equal pay are the main topics of interest in this article. This country update reports on the latest developments in working life in the Czech Republic in the first quarter of 2016.
17 December 2015
A recent survey on mobbing in the workplace shows that mobbing affects nearly a quarter of Czech employees and is higher among women than men.
30 November 2015
The Czech President has approved an amendment to the Employment Act to include short-time work. Following on from Senate approval in July 2015, in August the President of the Czech Republic approved an amendment to the Empl...
30 November 2015
A study on earnings and pensions finds that the gender pay gap remains high in the Czech Republic, resulting also in lower pensions for women.
11 August 2015
Results of a study on 'Stress, depression and life style in the Czech Republic' show that symptoms of depression, burnout and stress are relatively widespread among the Czech working population. One third of workers suffered, according to their subjective feeling, from burnout symptoms and the same proportion experienced mobbing at the workplace.
31 July 2015
Research findings presented during a conference on informal caregivers in the Czech Republic revealed the difficulties that workers providing long-term care face in participating in the labour force due to a lack of flexible working regimes and part-time jobs.
17 June 2015
The average age of Czech employees has increased by 3.7 years in the last 20 years.
12 June 2015
Officials from the Czech Republic’s national training body have visited the country’s largest cities to offer support and help to people who would like to change their jobs.