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Press Releases 2011

01. 12. 2011

Cooperation with advertisement portals

The ombudsman started cooperation with operator of advertisement portals to deal with discrimination in job advertisements and to raise awareness of labour law and the principles of anti-discrimination.In relation to research...

16. 11. 2011

Functionality of the Visapoint system

As part of several cases the ombudsman found that for certain destinations (the Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Vietnam) the Visapoint system does not allow users to register to submit applications for long-term visas or...

25. 10. 2011

Unlawful procedure of gambling permitting

Ombudsman considers the procedure of gambling permitting adopted by the Ministry of Finance to be unlawful. Ministry has failed to properly apply the provisions of the Lotteries Act and has not respected the generally binding...

29. 07. 2011

Believer's work on Saturday no discrimination

The employer who wants his religious employee to work on Saturday commits no discrimination, Czech ombudsman Pavel Varvarovsky said today, commenting on the case of two employees who had turned to him with their problem.The...

07. 04. 2011

Czech ombudsman wants MPs to make eight changes to laws

Czech ombudsman Pavel Varvarovsky has recommended to lawmakers to make eight changes to laws or directives that are to help the unemployed, orphans and mental hospital inmates, among others, he told journalists today. His...

25. 02. 2011

Building work to extend the metro line A from Dejvice to Motol

The Defender decided to propose that the Supreme Attorney file a lawsuit to protect the public interest against the decision of Office of the City District of Prague 6 regarding the position of the building work which included...

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