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Governmental Financial Support to Employers Extended

On 23 March 2020 the Czech government decided that all extraordinary measures adopted during the state of emergency will be extended until 1 April 2020. For more details on this measures, you can check our previous alerts here, here and here.

In addition, the government extended the number of situations in which employers would receive contribution for costs incurred in relation to COVID-19, so that contribution is provided to employers impacted by COVID-19 also indirectly.

In this alert, we provide an overview of all situations in which employers can receive financial contribution from the state.



Martin Hrodek is the managing partner of the Firm’s Prague office, where he also heads the Dispute Resolution Practice Group. He is consistently ranked as a leading dispute lawyer in the Czech Republic by Chambers & Partners. In addition to his practice, Mr. Hrodek authored a section on Czech merger control regulations in The Global Merger Notification Handbook and has published several articles on the rights of minority shareholders and dispute resolution in major Czech periodicals, including Hosdoparske noviny and Ekonom.


Zuzana Ferianc practices mainly in the areas of employment and labor law, restructuring and corporate governance and mergers & acquisitions. She earned her Master’s Degree in Commercial Law at the Economics University in 2002, and her Master’s Degree in Law at the Law Faculty of Charles University in 2004.


Jana Turečková is a member of the Employment & Compensation and Dispute Resolution practice groups in Prague. She focuses on labor law and represents clients in court proceedings and arbitrations.