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Czech Republic: Recruitment and selection

Original and updating authors: Jaroslav Škubal, Tereza Erényi and Daniel Vejsada, PRK Partners Prague

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  • Discrimination, both direct and indirect, is prohibited in recruitment and selection on specified grounds. (See Discrimination)
  • Job advertisements must not be discriminatory or breach other provisions of employment legislation. (See Advertising vacancies)
  • An employer must not require any information from a job applicant other than that directly related to the prospective employment. (See Selection)
  • Job offers are not expressly regulated by employment legislation. (See Job offers)
  • The minimum age for employment is generally 15 years, and the employment of all minors under the age of 18 is subject to special rules. (See Young people and children)
  • Work and residence permits are not required for the employment of nationals of EEA member states, but are generally required for nationals of other countries. (See Foreign nationals)
  • Employers with more than 25 employees have certain obligations to employ people with disabilities, or take equivalent measures. (See People with disabilities)
  • Employers must observe various recruitment formalities, such as arranging for prospective employees to undergo a medical check-up, and providing them with certain information. (See Formalities)