Littler Global Guide - Hungary - Q1 2022

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New Tool to Track Obligatory Vaccination of Medical Staff

New Order or Decree

Author: Zoltan Csernus, Attorney-at-Law – VJT&Partners Law Firm

The government’s new decree entitled the medical employers to receive information from the authority whether their medical employees duly received the obligatory COVID-19 vaccines to facilitate the control of the compliance of the medical employees with their obligatory COVID-19 vaccination.

Support for Employers with Ukrainian Employees

New Order or Decree

Author: Zoltán Csernus, Attorney-at-Law – VJT&Partners Law Firm

The government provides financial support for employers employing Ukrainian citizens who arrived in Hungary on or after February 24, 2022, as war refugees. The financial support is for employees who work for at least 20 hours per week and the support is granted for maximum 12 months, which period can be prolonged for another 12 months, but only for the period of the employment. The support has to be spent on renting flats for these employees, the amount of monthly support is 50% of the rental fee, but maximum the sum of HUF 60,000 (approximately USD 180) plus additional HUF 12,000 (approximately USD 35) per child, if the employee has minor children. Part of the rent not covered by this sum is paid 50% by the employer and 50% by the employee.

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