Legal environment

October 29, 2018

Careful when publishing copyrighted content on the websites

The Court of Justice of the European Union has decided it is prohibited to publish photographs on the internet, which had already been published on another website with the consent of the copyright holder, without (further) consent of the copyright holder.  
October 26, 2018

What should be considered in determining workers’ seniority bonuses?

Following social partners’ differing interpretations of Article 129 of Employment Relationships Act (ERA-1) in relation to the workers’ length of service concerning the seniority bonuses, the Ministry issued a non-binding statement, which contradicts recent case-law. This is why all eyes are now on the Supreme Court which needs to address this issue in the judicial review, which has already been granted leave.
October 24, 2018

Can an immovable property be bought without providing the notary public with a building permit?

The provision of Article 93 of the Slovene Building Act (Gradbeni zakon, GZ) states that notaries are bound by law to verify that a building built on an immovable property has a building permit. But do they?  
October 19, 2018

Most frequently found and sanctioned labour law violations in 2017

It follows from the 2017 annual report of the Labour Inspectorate of the Republic of Slovenia that the level of compliance with the labour law in Slovenia remains worrying, especially concerning the payment of wages, holiday allowances and other work-related allowances.