COVID-19

The Slovenian Seventh COVID-19 Law: Funding for Uncovered Fixed Costs

In the last days of December, the National Assembly adopted a new round of intervention measures that, amongst others, introduced certain changes to the existing scheme of partial funding of uncovered fixed costs.

The Seventh COVID-19 Law Adopted in Slovenia: Labour law Aspect

On 29 December 2020, the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia adopted the Intervention Measures Act to help mitigate the consequences of the second COVID-19 epidemic or the Seventh COVID-19 package

The proposal of the Seventh COVID-19 Law: Labour law aspect

Authors: Darja Miklavcic, Karin Dodic, SELIH & PARTNERJI Law Firm On 19 December 2020, the Government of the Republic of Slovenia adopted the proposal of the Intervention Measures Act to help mitigate the consequences of the second wave of the COVID-19 epidemic, i.e. PKP7 (hereinafter: "the Seventh COVID-19 law") and sent it to the National Assembly. The main goal of the seventh COVID-19 law is to mitigate and eliminate the consequences of COVID-19 in the field of economy, labour and labour relations, social protection and health care. In the present article, we mainly focus on the measures…

Funding for uncovered fixed costs: Changes proposed

Author: Jera Majzelj, SELIH & PARTNERJI Law Firm The last round of intervention measures adopted by the Slovenian National Assembly in November (package PKP6) introduced support in the form of partial funding of uncovered fixed costs. With the next package, PKP7, the Slovenian Government is already proposing changes. The proposed changes are mainly intended to: widen the scope of eligible undertakings: the proposal considers undertakings that have not suffered a significant drop in turnover (or have even increased its turnover compared to 2019), however, this is due to new investments…

Employment Law Aspects of the Sixth Slovenian COVID-19 Law

Authors: Darja Miklavcic, Karin Dodic, SELIH & PARTNERJI Law Firm On 25 November 2020, the National Assembly adopted the Act on Intervention Measures for Mitigating the Consequences of the Second Wave of the COVID-19 Epidemic or the so-called PKP6 (hereinafter “the Sixth COVID-19 Law"), which provides for temporary measures to mitigate and eliminate the consequences of the infectious disease COVID-19. The adoption of the new package of measures regulated for in the Sixth COVID-19 Law is necessary due to the re-declaration of the epidemic, whereas some measures need to be supplemented (mainly…

Expected new measures: Support for uncovered fixed costs

Author: Jera Majzelj, SELIH & PARTNERJI Law Firm The Slovenian Government has sent a new proposal for intervention measures to the National Assembly, the so called PKP6 package, which is supposed to be subject to parliamentary discussion this week.  Amongst the measures that we are already familiar with, an entirely new measure in support of the economy is proposed in the form of partial funding of uncovered fixed costs. The proposal does not say what exactly are the uncovered fixed costs. Based on the supporting documentation for the proposal, we can assume that these costs are defined…

The Uncertain Fate of the Intervention Measures in the Field of Construction Law

Authors: Kaja Baskovic, Miha Stravs In recent months, the Slovenian Parliament adopted several so-called intervention acts that imposed temporary measures in various areas, one of which is the construction legislation (e.g. regarding the position of accessory participants, the start of construction and the status of non-governmental organizations). More about these measures is available here. Some of these measures came into force with the Act Determining the Intervention Measures to Contain the COVID-19 Epidemic and Mitigate its Consequences for Citizens and the Economy (ZIUZEOP) and were supposed…