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Szecskay Attorneys at Law  

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Hedi Bozsonyik

Hedi BozsonyikPartner

  • Employment and Labor
  • Insolvency

Attila Jasdi

Attila JasdiPartner

  • Corporate and Business
  • Project Financing

Zoltan Kovacs

Zoltan KovacsPartner

  • Corporate and Business
  • Employment and Labor

Sandor Nemeth

Sandor NemethPartner

  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate and Business

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Quick Guide on How the Restart Office Work in Light of the Threat of the Coronavirus
Szecskay Attorneys at Law, May 2020

This is a brief summary of the most important issues employers should consider before deciding on the restart of the office work, taking the current pandemic into account. When deciding on getting back to office work, a gradual and proportionate approach is highly recommended, and employers should be prepared for a possible second wave of the pandemic as much as possible.  Organization of work 1. The first 2-4 weeks of the restart should be a period when working in the office is an option for the employees, i.e. it will not be mandatory and home office will be allowed for those who still wish to work from home...

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Summary of Employment Related Measures by the Hungarian Government during the Pandemic
Szecskay Attorneys at Law, April 2020

In Hungary, the Government hasintroduced multiple measures – besides the ongoing curfew restrictions – aimed at helping companies navigate through these hard times. Hédi Bozsonyik, Head of our Employment Law practice, has summarized the most important facts.   1...

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Summary of the Introduction of the 24-Month Working Time Frame for Employers & Summary of Governmental R+D Employee Subsidy In Connection with COVID-19 In Hungary
Szecskay Attorneys at Law, April 2020

On the 10thof April, 2020, the Government of Hungary as part of its long-awaited Economic Protection Action Plan (the “Plan”) introduced by Government Decree 104/2020 the possibility for employers to introduce a 24-month working time frame. According to Government Decree 104/2020, during the state of emergency the Labor Code shall apply with the exception that the employer may order a working time frame for a maximum of twenty-four months. The regulation also overrides the provisions of collective agreements. The employer may extend to 24 months the working time frame imposed before the entry into force of the Decree...

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Summary of the Statement of the European Data Protection Board on the Processing of Personal Data in the Context of the Pandemic
Szecskay Attorneys at Law, April 2020

With respect to the situation caused by the pandemic and its possible data protection impacts, please find below a summary of the statement of the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) on the processing of personal data in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak, issued on 19 March 2020. The EDPB starts by emphasizing that “[d]ata protection rules (such as the GDPR) do not hinder measures taken in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic...

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Data Protection, Employment Law and Economic Measures in Hungary During Corona Crisis
Szecskay Attorneys at Law, March 2020

Employers have to face a number of issues in the current situation, some of which have data protection implications. Below you will find a brief summary of the data protection issues which are typically arising as a result of the pandemic, in a Q&A format.With regard to question no. I below, we will discuss the content of the information paper issued by the Hungarian data protection authority on this subject a few days ago, and will then briefly address those data protection issues related to working at home (“home office”), which can be regarded as the main issues. Also, you can read below a summary of the amendment of the Labour Code, also due to the pandemic. I...

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