25. 3. 2020

New visa rules

On 2 February 2020, an amendment to the Visa Code came into force, which affects a number of the rules for issuing Schengen short-stay visas – streamlining the visa application process.
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25. 3. 2020

When can employers ask employees for details about their primary care doctor/physician?

Until an employee hands in their first sick leave application/note, the employer is largely unaware of who the employee’s primary care doctor/physician is. Can employers request information about the primary care doctor/physician of an employee at the time he/she takes up employment?
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25. 3. 2020

Suspended: Act on Judicial Protection for Former Holders of Qualified Bank Liabilities

On 19 December 2019, the (long-awaited) Act on Judicial Protection for Former Holders of Eligible Liabilities of Banks entered into force. On 5 March 2020, the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Slovenia ordered the suspension of the Act until the Court rules on its constitutionality.
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25. 3. 2020

Hospitality and tourism: increase in salaries and annual leave allowance as of March 2020

The Annex to the Collective Agreement for the Hospitality and Tourism Industries of Slovenia raises minimum basic salaries and annual leave allowance.
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12. 2. 2020

Stairs as a (non)dangerous object

In a revision proceeding, the Supreme Court ruled in judgment VSRS II Ips 251/2018 that dilapidated stairs, which are slippery due to weather (i.e. rain or snow), do not constitute a dangerous object, thus setting a significant precedent in the area of tort law.
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12. 2. 2020

Registration of title to real estate inherited in Croatia (or other EU member states)

Have you inherited real estate located in Croatia under a Slovenian court ruling in an inheritance proceeding? What now?
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12. 2. 2020

Slovene Supreme Court increases directors' liability for loss caused in the performance of their duties

Creditors will from now on be able to sue directors for damages arising from dishonest conduct or arrangements conferring personal benefits.
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20. 1. 2020

Key amendments and supplements to ZPIZ-2 for employers

New amendments to the Pension and Disability Insurance Act (ZPIZ – 2) entered into force on 1 January 2020. The amendments concern the payment of allowable homeworking expenses, and changes to occupational insurance.
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20. 1. 2020

Changes to expenses for official travel abroad

The new Regulation on expenses for official travel abroad was adopted at the end of 2019. The amendments affect employees in both the public and the private sector. The amendments came into effect on 1 January 2020.
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20. 1. 2020

Higher minimum social welfare payment and improved social position of the unemployed

Amendments to the Labor Market Regulation Act have come into force, ringing in changes with regard to unemployment benefits, compulsory knowledge of the Slovenian language, inclusion in active employment policy measures, etc.
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