Act 311/2022 (Labor Code) is the most frequently amended legal regulation in the legislation of the Slovak Republic. Currently, two amendments have been adopted, which will enter the force on 1st January 2023, namely:
The news in the Labor law shall be as follows:
The employer may provide the employee with a contribution in the amount of 4 euros/m2. The amount of the contribution cannot be more than €360 €. An employee can receive a contribution from the employer if two conditions are met:
The employer is not obliged to provide the employee with such a contribution, as this contribution is voluntary. Furthermore, the employer cannot favor an employee to whom he has provided a contribution in any way over an employee to whom he has not provided such a contribution.
An employee who is in an employment relationship with several employers can apply for a contribution from only one of them in one calendar month. All employees living together cannot apply for the allowance individually, only one of them is authorized to apply for the allowance. In the case of family relationships, only one family member is authorized to apply.
The conclusion of agreements on work performed outside the employment relationship must be of an exceptional nature, as they are atypical forms of employment relations. A certain subtype of agreement on work activity is created, namely an agreement for the performance of seasonal work.
Seasonal work can be performed for a maximum of 40 hours per week. Thus, seasonal work can be performed in the range of 520 hours in a given year. Seasonal work is a work activity that depends on the change of seasons, does not exceed eight months in a given year and is repeated every year.
Such work is subject to the same conditions as an employment agreement. These are the conditions: