Employer - an organizational unit that does not have to have legal personality or a natural person in the case of employment of employees.

If the employer is an organizational unit, the duties and activities resulting from labor law are performed by the person or body managing this unit or by another designated person. Similarly, this principle applies to an employer who is a natural person, if he or she does not personally perform the above-mentioned activities.

Employer Responsibilities

The employer is obliged to:

  1. familiarize employees taking up work with the scope of their duties, how to perform work in designated positions and their basic rights;

  2. organize work in a way ensuring full use of working time, as well as achieving by employees, using their talents and qualifications, high efficiency and appropriate quality of work;

  3. organize work in a way that reduces the arduousness of work, especially monotonous work and work at a predetermined pace;

  4. counteract discrimination in employment, in particular due to sex, age, disability, race, religion, nationality, political beliefs, trade union membership, ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, and also due to employment for a fixed or indefinite period or in full or part-time;

  5. provide safe and hygienic working conditions and conduct systematic training of employees in the field of occupational health and safety;

  6. pay the salary in a timely and correct manner;

  7. make it easier for employees to improve their professional qualifications;

  8. create conditions for employees who take up employment after graduating from a school providing vocational education or higher education with conditions conducive to adapting to the proper performance of work;

  9. meet the social needs of employees as far as possible;

  10. apply objective and fair criteria for the evaluation of employees and the results of their work;

  11. keep documentation in matters related to the employment relationship and personal files of employees;

  12. keep documentation in matters related to the employment relationship and personal files of employees in conditions that do not threaten to damage or destroy;

  13. influence the shaping of the principles of social coexistence in the workplace.