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Press Releases 2016

17. 08. 2016

Imposition of the duty to visit a mediator

A father of a child approached the Defender with a request for inquiry into the procedure of the Prague City Hall (hereinafter also the “City Hall”), which, in the appellate proceedings, annulled the decision of the Prague 10...

25. 07. 2016

The Defender’s main findings in the 2nd Quarter of 2016

In the 2nd quarter, the Defender examined one of the aspects of delays in court proceedings. These are sometimes prolonged due to delays in the preparation of expert reports, which the court needs in certain cases to make a...

18. 07. 2016

Complaints in the 2nd Quarter of 2016

A total of 2045 complaints were received in the 2nd quarter of 2016, which is 58 less than in the same period last year. The Defender (ombudsman) was approached by 1,329 persons in matters falling within her competence under the...

22. 06. 2016

Application for annulment of Government Regulation on minimum wage

If two people do the same work, it is not permissible if one receives lower pay just because he or she has a disability and receives disability pension. Such discrimination represents a violation of the Labour Code as well as the...

16. 06. 2016

European Standards for Equality Bodies

Mr Polak, Head of the Division of Equal Treatment, as a member of the Equinet Executive Board has been actively involved in formulating the European standards on the independence, effectiveness, functions and powers of national...

15. 06. 2016

Recommendations on enrolment in primary schools

Enrolment in primary school is an important day in the lives of all children, yet it also brings certain possible complications for the parents and headteachers. However, the Schools Act must be observed at all times. In...

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