Category: Employment

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.

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.

Law on Foreigners

The Law on Foreigners, which entered into force on April 3 2018, shall apply from October 3 2018. The main purpose for adopting the Law is to harmonize the national system in the field of controlling the circulation and status issues of foreigners with the directives of the European Union which regulate the specified area.

Law on Amendments and Supplements to the Law on Personal Income Tax

The Law on Amendments and Supplements to the Law on Personal Income Tax has become applicable as of January 1st 2018, unless otherwise indicated. The purpose of the novelties envisaged by the Amendments to the Law is to incite entrepreneurship, eliminate obstacles for initiating and conducting business through the establishment of tax exemption, and reduce the gray market.

Law on the Protection of Whistleblowers

In focus: The Law on the Protection of Whistleblowers (“Official Ggazette of RS” no. 128/14), which entered into force on December 4th 2014, has become applicable as of June 5th 2015 (hereinafter: the “Law”).

Law on Amendments and Supplements to the Law on Employment and Unemployment Insurance

In focus: On April 29th 2015, the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia adopted the Law on Amendments and Supplements to the Law on Employment and Unemployment Insurance, which has been published in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia no. 38/2015 and entered into force on May 7th 2015 (hereinafter referred to as: the ”Amendments to the Law”).

Law on Employment of Foreign Nationals

In focus: On November 25th 2014, the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia adopted the Law on Employment of Foreign Nationals (hereinafter the “Law”). The Law entered into force on December 4th 2014, with the exception of provisions in Articles 5 – 8 which shall be applied from the day of accession of the Republic of Serbia to the European Union.

The Law on Amendments and Supplements to the Labor Law – 2014

In focus: The National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia on July 18th, 2014 adopted the Law on Amendments and Supplements to the Labor Law, which has been published in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia no. 75/2014 and entered into force on July 29th, 2014 (hereinafter referred to as: the “Amendments to the Law”), except the provisions of Article 54 of the Amendments to the Law regulating the statement of account of salary and compensation of salary, which shall be applied upon 30 days from the date of entering of the Amendments to the Law into force, i.e. from August 29th, 2014.

Law on Amendments and Supplements to the Labor Law – 2013

In focus: The Law on Amendments and Supplements to the Labor Law (hereinafter referred to as: the “Law”) was published in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia no. 32/2013 dated April 8th, 2013 and entered into force on April 16th, 2013.