Month: October 2016

The European Commission plans to reform the Directive on the posting of workers

The European Commission submitted its proposal for an amendment of Directive 96/71/EC concerning the posting of workers in the framework of the provision of services.

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Employment by school cooperatives is no longer governed by the Labour Code

The Act amending various laws relating to school cooperatives has revoked certain provisions of the Labour Law (Mt.) applicable to the special rules of employment between school cooperatives and their members as of  September 1, 2016, and simultaneously, the rules applicable to employment by school cooperatives are transferred under the scope of Act X of

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The new Civil Procedure Act is in front of the Parliament

The Parliament debate on the draft version of the new Civil Procedure Act, the detailed debate commenced on  October 3, 2016.

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Amendments to the Tax Procedures Act

The new amendments aim to prevent shareholders trying to get rid of their liability for the company’s outstanding tax debt by selling their shares.

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HUF 5 million Competition Office fine for overstatements

The Competition Office (GVH) established in its official resolution issued in September that Manna Natúr Kozmetikum Kft. has made wide ranging exaggerated promotional statements about the cosmetics functions of the company’s various products (soaps, bath products, essential oils, etc.)

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The deadline for the election of an Occupational Safety Representative is approaching

As we have noted in our recent newsletter, in accordance with the amendment of Act XCIII of 1993 effective as of July 8, 2016, employers with a workforce of 20 people or more must elect an Occupational Safety Representative (OSR). Companies who failed to elect an OSR up to now, must arrange for elections by

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Changes in the Cafeteria system from 2017

As of January 1, 2017, the range of Cafeteria benefits available to employees will significantly change. Non-wage benefits will include two types of benefits with unchanged tax burden. One of them is Széchenyi-card (offering recreational services) – with unchanged accounts and limits -, the other one is a new item to be introduced, the so

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