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Press Releases 2018

17. 10. 2018

The employers should not reject job candidates only because they wish to receive their salary in cash

The Ombudswoman dealt with the matter concerning the rejection of job candidates who were not willing to make an agreement with the employer that their salary would be sent to their bank account. In other words, they preferred to...

10. 10. 2018

Reimbursements for compulsory vaccination of children

The Ombudswoman initiated inquiry into the un-unified practice in the area of reimbursements of compulsory vaccinations of children from the public health insurance system in situations where parents decide to postpone the...

03. 10. 2018

Judge’s nervousness is not a sufficient reason to deny consent to video recording

The Deputy Ombudsman inquired into the manner of resolution of a complaint against an inappropriate conduct of a judge of the Regional Court in Ostrava. The complaint was directed against, inter alia, the presiding judge of the...

26. 09. 2018

Job advertisements published in foreign languages in themselves do not constitute discrimination

The Ombudswoman dealt with the matter concerning potentially discriminatory practices in case of advertising job offers only in a foreign language. It follows from her Opinion that job offers made by companies only in a foreign...

19. 09. 2018

Non-smoking unit established in prisons based on the Ombudswoman’s recommendation

Number of convicted non-smokers complained to the Ombudsman that a non-smoking area was no longer delimited in their prison. Even though they had been moved to a non-smoking accommodation area, the common areas were still...

12. 09. 2018

Equal treatment of people with hearing impairments in relation to their access to education at faculties of education of public universities

The Czech Ombudsman was approached by some of the applicants for study programmes in education with hearing impairments who faced certain obstacles during the application process for the respective studies. Therefore, the...

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