Labour Law

At Čechová & Partners, we have focused on labour law issues for many years, with our labour law team being one of the strongest in the Slovak market. We provide comprehensive legal services in this area – this includes our assistance with setups of complex work processes, elaborate template standard documentation, internal policies and procedures and other labour law related documentation, advising on working time ad shifts, employment termination including mass layoff, liability for damages in employment relations, collective bargaining and works councils, pre-employment relations and non-discrimination, personal data protection, health and safety at work, pensions, and employee benefits.

Our labour law practice is also recommended and very highly ranked in international legal rankings by Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.

 Another client praises the team’s responsiveness, describing them as “highly knowledgeable, very flexible and easy to reach.”  Chambers Europe.

“They are clear, user-friendly and met the deadlines.” A client states for Chambers Europe.



Legal assistance in all areas, including documentation, employment termination, disputes, personal data protection, and works councils, as well as for the labour force restructuring process of a regional shared services centre of this multinational IT company, including all formal procedures with respect to employees and competent authorities.

Merck Sharp & Dohme

Comprehensive legal advice to this major pharmaceutical company regarding the reworking of its work procedures and employment documentation, as well as employee TUPE transfers. Advice on day-to-day employee matters, disciplinary cases, and termination of employment. Advice on the adoption of changes in legal regulations.

Crown Holdings (CROWN Bevcan Slovakia)

Legal advice to the global producer of metal beverage and food cans and other packing belonging to Fortune 500 on the restructuring of one of its local operations. We provide advice on various labour law issues, including collective bargaining, shift work planning, other working time adjustments, disciplinary proceedings, employment termination, labour-law disputes, standard documentation, internal guidelines, and personal data protection.


Čechová & Partners provides advice on employment documentation templates, organisational chart structure creation, day-to-day issues related to human resource management, and other employment matters, to this Slovak subsidiary of the world leader in innovative illumination solutions and lighting controlled by smart technology.

bauMax (bx Alpha AG), Austrian DIY Retail Store Chain

Čechová & Partners provided advice in connection with the overall transfer of employees to a new operator of the chain of stores, including associated negotiations and documentation.

Multinational Big Tech company

We advise this client almost on a daily basis in respect of labour law matters of its Slovak subsidiaries. Our assistance includes setting-up and implementation of complex work processes, policies and projects, preparation of template documentation, assistance with labour disputes and we support the client also in respect of the usual daily HR agenda. We assist with while collar as well as blue collar employment matters.

Bausch Health

We assist the Slovak subsidiary of this multinational pharmaceutical company with various labour-law matters.