PRO HR April 2021
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- Topic 1: Pregnant employees may be employed under an employment contract to take advantage of social benefits
Pregnancy is not an argument for preventing the use of social benefits, the court may even consider it as discrimination on grounds of sex.
In the coming years, we can expect regulations that may mandate employers to provide salary information in order to promote the principle of equal pay.
- Topic 3: There is an obligation to cover your nose and mouth in work establishments, albeit at the employer’s discretion
The employer may not require the submission of an appropriate certificate documenting disorders, difficulties or conditions preventing the covering of the mouth or nose.
It is important to take appropriate action and properly structure the cooperation to exclude or reduce risks as far as possible.
Having a Digital Green Certificate can enable quick and easy travel in pandemic times.
Gifts not related to the performance of work do not constitute income from gratuitous benefits and therefore are not subject to PIT.
- Topic 7: The time spent on necessary travel time is included in the working time of a mobile employee whose duties involve constantly being mobile
The employer is obliged to consider the hours spent on the road as working time.