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Connection of employment register and resolution of labour disputes at Labour Dispute Committees

Together with the amendment of the Tax Administration Act also amendments of the  Individual Labour Dispute Resolution Act  came into force on 01 July 2014, regulating changes in the employment register. From 1 July 2014, the Labour Dispute Committees have the right to make changes in the entries of the employment register as defined by law.

The Labour Dispute Committee has the right, on the basis of data submitted in the course of a labour dispute, to change the nature of the contract (a contract for services for an employment contract), date of entry into employment, date of termination of employment and the legal basis for the termination of the employment contract.  

The effective decision of the Labour Dispute Committee may have significant implications for both unemployment insurance benefits, pension and payment of sickness benefit, establishment the right for health insurance.


Based on the foregoing, it is important to note the following information and recommendations for filing of an application with a labour dispute committee:


Legal basis for making changes in the entries by Labour Dispute Committees

The notation 1 of § 25 of the Individual Labour Dispute Resolution Act the Labour Inspectorate is entitled to add to or modify the data of the employment register, if the decision of the Labour Dispute Committee identifies or changes:

  • the time of commencement of work by the employee,

  • the type legal relationship taken for the basis for working,

  • the date of termination of the employment contract, or

  • the legal basis for termination of the employment contract.