17. 1. 2019

Amendments to the Minimum Wage Act

In December 2018, the National Assembly adopted proposed amendments to the Minimum Wage Act despite the opposition from the employers who, during the adoption procedure, repeatedly drew attention to the unsustainable effects of such adoption that could make carrying out business and providing jobs in Slovenia impossible.
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17. 1. 2019

The business performance bonuses that the worker received from another employer are not decisive for the more favourable tax treatment of the business performance bonus

The Financial Administration of the Republic of Slovenia (FURS) has recently issued an explanation in which it stated that the fact that worker received a business performance bonus from two (or more) employers in the same calendar year does not affect the tax treatment of these bonuses.
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17. 1. 2019

Personal data of the trade union members

The Information Commissioner issued an opinion according to which the trade union and the employer are required to enter into an agreement concerning the processing of personal data.
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17. 1. 2019

New Family Code and Prenuptial Agreements

New Family Code substantially amends the family property system (it allows the conclusion of the marriage contract, the regulation of the family property system according to the partners’ wishes), brings simplified marriage celebration and divorce, it aims at amicable dispute resolution in family matters etc.
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18. 12. 2018

Did the legislator really intend on giving smaller employers so much freedom when engaging agency workers?

ZDR-1 allows smaller employers to engage agency workers without setting a maximum number (quota). Legal theory warned that this may lead to abusive practices, while the courts have yet to set out their stall regarding this matter.
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18. 12. 2018

When are workers entitled to compensation for unused annual leave?

The Court of Justice of the European Union has expanded and fortified its case law with two recent judgments regarding workers' rights to monetary compensation for their unused annual leave on termination of the employment relationship. It has also re-explained the instances in which workers are entitled to this right and when it expires.
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18. 12. 2018

Signing of the Agreement on the employment of citizens of the Republic of Serbia in Slovenia is followed by a protocol

The signing of the Agreement on the employment of citizens of the Republic of Serbia in Slovenia, which took place in February of 2018 is followed by the signing of the Protocol on the implementation of the Agreement on the employment of citizens of the Republic of Serbia in the Republic in Slovenia.
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18. 12. 2018

ECHR Delivers Final Decision in Lekić Case

ECHR decided that Slovenia didn’t violate human rights in the “Lekić case”. Consequently, the interrupted legal and other proceedings against shareholders of struck-off companies shall continue.
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15. 11. 2018

Not to be overlooked - ZPIZ and ZZZS recourse rights

Cases in which ZPIZ and/or ZZZS launch recourse claims against employers because of workplace employee injuries or occupational diseases are on the rise. Such recourse claims are generally not covered by general insurance against civil liability.
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15. 11. 2018

Information Commissioner publishes new guidelines on the contractual processing of personal data

The new guidelines set out and explain the mandatory components of personal data processing agreements that controllers must conclude with processors.
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