RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF EMPLOYEES IN THE REPUBLIC OF CROATIA
What is the Labour Act? <ul><li>The Labour Act is the basic document which regulates the terms of employment in the Republ...
Beginning and Termination of Employment <ul><li>Work contract: permanent and temporary </li></ul><ul><li>The termination o...
Working Hours and Free Time  <ul><li>The employee who works at least 6 hours a day has the right to a break of minimum 30 ...
Payment <ul><li>The employee can get paid leave for his/her education or professional improvement in agreement with the em...
Overall Rights <ul><li>The right to terminate the work contract </li></ul><ul><li>The right to legal protection of rights ...
The Union <ul><li>The union can elect union representatives  </li></ul><ul><li>The union representatives have to protect a...
Overall Reponsibilities The employee is obligated to do the job within his working hours He/she is obligated to inform the...
Conclusions <ul><li>The employees have far more rights than responsibilities, which can be a problem if the employee const...
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Rights and Responsibilities of Employees in the Republic of Croatia

  1. 1. RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF EMPLOYEES IN THE REPUBLIC OF CROATIA
  2. 2. What is the Labour Act? <ul><li>The Labour Act is the basic document which regulates the terms of employment in the Republic of Croatia. It was passed by the Parliament on 4 th December 2009. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Beginning and Termination of Employment <ul><li>Work contract: permanent and temporary </li></ul><ul><li>The termination of work contract </li></ul><ul><li>Women have the right to retirement at the age of 60, and men at the age of 65 </li></ul>
  4. 4. Working Hours and Free Time <ul><li>The employee who works at least 6 hours a day has the right to a break of minimum 30 minutes every day. </li></ul><ul><li>Full time </li></ul><ul><li>Part time </li></ul><ul><li>Short time </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Daily break </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Weekly break </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Payment <ul><li>The employee can get paid leave for his/her education or professional improvement in agreement with the employer </li></ul><ul><li>The minimum wage is 2700 kuna, or 375€ and </li></ul><ul><li>t he average salary is 3500 kuna, or 487€ </li></ul><ul><li>The employer has to pay the same salary to members of different gender if : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1. they do the same job or can replace one another at the workplace </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2. the ir work is similar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3. the ir work is of the same value </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The increase in education at workplace -no increase in salary </li></ul>
  6. 6. Overall Rights <ul><li>The right to terminate the work contract </li></ul><ul><li>The right to legal protection of rights given by the employment </li></ul><ul><li>The right to participate in the decision making regarding issues connected to their economic and social rights and interests </li></ul><ul><li>The right to found a union and become its member </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Union <ul><li>The union can elect union representatives </li></ul><ul><li>The union representatives have to protect and represent the rights and interests of the union members </li></ul><ul><li>If the union members are not satisfied they can summon the employees to strike in order to improve their working conditions or salaries </li></ul>
  8. 8. Overall Reponsibilities The employee is obligated to do the job within his working hours He/she is obligated to inform the employer about illness or any other reason which disables his/her working ability
  9. 9. Conclusions <ul><li>The employees have far more rights than responsibilities, which can be a problem if the employee constantly does his/her work poorly or does not do the job at all, because the employee is protected by many laws </li></ul>
  10. 10. Made by: The Comenius group 

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