If you are working in employment in Hungary, you have a social security booklet to your name that contains information about your insurance status. If you are working your first job, you have probably never seen it, and you will not see it until your last day at your current employer.
Employees often have very specific, special skills which an employer might not want to see in the service of the competition. In such cases, a non-compete agreement can be drawn up. Read on to learn how that works.
Severance pay refers to a payment an employee shall receive upon termination of their employment. In Hungary, it applies after at least 3 years of employment, while a few other conditions must be met too.
Last updated on 21 July 2023.The work permit issued to third country nationals in Hungary is always tied to a specific job. Because of this, there should be an agreement between the employer and the employee before the work permit application is submitted. The agreement is preferably a labor contract (although it can also be a preliminary agreement as well).
The Labor Code in Hungary (and in the EU) aims at protecting the rights of both the employer and the employee. It also includes how and when an employment relationship can be terminated – while immigration law governs what happens to the work permit when that happens.