Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
During the COVID-19 outbreak businesses are facing the dilemma of whether to seek state aid or survive the crisis using their own resources. Every company should assess if meeting certain criteria for state aid...
Effective January 1, 2020, the minimum monthly wage in Bulgaria has increased to BGN 610, up 8.9 percent from 2019.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
New rules on calculating working time in Bulgaria went into effect on January 1, 2018. The Ordinance on Working Time, Breaks, and Holidays sets rules on what is called the Summarized Calculation of Working Time ...
Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov
The Republic of Bulgaria is situated on the west coast of the Black Sea, with Romania to the north, Greece and Turkey to the south, and the former Yugoslavia to the west.
Part of the obligatory employment dossier which must be kept for each employee is to be in electronic form (as opposed to a paper form).
Changes to the Bulgarian Labour Code, announced on 17 July 2015 in the State Gazette, affect various aspects of the legislation as outlined below.
Governments throughout Southeast Europe have implemented various programs for combating unemployment as well as boosting the workplace inclusion of certain population groups. This is mostly being done in the form of various tax or social contribution exemptions granted to employers meeting specific criteria.
On 1 January 2018 important amendments to the Ordinance on working time, breaks and holidays (the 'Ordinance') concerning the summarized calculation of the working time ('SCWT') entered into force.