18. 11. 2019

Implementation of Electronic Sick Leave

From 1 February 2020 onwards, employers will only be able to receive their workers' certificates of temporary work leave due to illness (ie, e-sick leave) through the online SPOT system (of which eVEM is also part).
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18. 11. 2019

Which health information of employees can be accessed by employers?

It is the Information Commissioner’s view that employers require a legal basis to access information pertaining to an employee's health, and can only access information governed by law or an executive act.
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18. 11. 2019

What is hidden behind the tightening of Bank of Slovenia's retail lending measures?

The Bank of Slovenia adopted the Resolution on Retail Lending Restrictions, which came into force on 1 November 2019. The aim of these restrictions is to counter the proliferation of credit and financial leverage on home loan market.
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23. 10. 2019

New real estate valuation models and trial valuation calculator

On October 1st 2019, the Slovenian Surveying and Mapping Authority (GURS) introduced proposals for new real estate valuation models and a trial real estate valuation calculator.
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23. 10. 2019

Where to draw the line with the use of modern technology?

The view of the European data protection board and the Slovenian Information Commissioner (IC) is clear; the mere technological ability to monitor individuals does not mean that the use of new technologies (such as video surveillance, GPS and biometrics) is permissible.
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23. 10. 2019

Who to turn to as an Adria Airways ticket holder?

It would be hard to overlook the collapse of Slovenian airline Adria Airways which, following unsuccessful attempts to solve its financial difficulties, filed for bankruptcy on October 2nd 2019. As a result, many ticket holders were left in limbo, holding invalid tickets and with numerous questions as to who to turn to for a refund.
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9. 9. 2019

Changes in online payment services and other electronic payments

On 14 September 2019, changes in payment services legislation will enter into force, which will affect the business of numerous service providers, among them hoteliers and online retailers. If they fail to put in place adequate (stricter) arrangements for verifying the identity of payers, the payer's bank will be able to reject the payment.
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9. 9. 2019

Activities of the Labour Inspectorate of the Republic of Slovenia in 2018

The Labour Inspectorate of the Republic of Slovenia (IRSD) carried out around 13,000 inspection and uncovered more than 24,000 various violations in 2018. Fines totalled EUR 3.8 million, a figure that is up approx. 25% on the figure for 2017. The IRSD has found in its report that employers as a rule repeat the same type of violations and that many employers are not award of their obligations in the event of an inspection.
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9. 9. 2019

Are there changes in store when it comes to keeping track of employees work time?

In May 2019 the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) rendered a judgment which may lead to more stringent monitoring of time worked by employees. Employers should expect to have to comply with the obligation of setting up a more reliable system for recording work time.
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26. 6. 2019

What rights do consumers have when shopping online?

Today, online shopping has become a common (daily) task for many people, which often results in various complications/frustrations due to the specific nature of the shopping experience. Therefore, it is good a thing to know your rights as consumers and regularly keep an eye on changes in this area.
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