Staff Leasing Law

The new Staff Leasing Law, applicable as of 1 March 2020, has finally brought about the regulation of so-called “employment through lease” (lease of employees), an area which, until recently, firmly belonged to the “grey zone”. The Law aims to align Serbian labour regulations with the directives of the European Parliament and the Council of the EU on temporary agency work and the International Labour Organization’s Private Employment Agency Convention no. 181.

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Law on Amendments and Supplement to the Law on Contracts and Torts

The Law on Amendments and Supplement to the Law on Contracts and Torts enters into force on 11 March 2020, with the main novelty being that, for the validity of the consent or power of attorney given to conclude an agreement or to undertake other legal work in the form of a solemnized document or notarial deed, it is sufficient that the signature on the given consent or power of attorney is certified.

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Serbia ratified the Protocol amending the Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data

Serbia ratified the Protocol amending the Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data ( “Protocol 223”), with the goal to ensure application of the data protection principles on all processing activities, as well as to strengthen the international co-operation of data protection authorities.

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Rulebook on preventive measures for safe and healthy work to prevent the occurrence and spread of the infectious disease epidemic

The Ministry of Labor, Employment, Veterans’ and Social Affairs has adopted the Rulebook on preventive measures for safe and healthy work to prevent the occurrence and spread of the infectious disease epidemic, which prescribes the obligation of employers to adopt a Plan for the implementation of measures to prevent the occurrence and spread of an infectious disease epidemic by 10 August 2020 at the latest.

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