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Employers will contest tripartite bill at Constitutional Court

Representatives of the National Union of Employers (RÚZ) and the Slovak Association of Employers have decided to file a complaint at the Slovak Constitutional Court against the tripartite bill. The revision to the tripartite law signed by President Ivan Gašparovič into law on March 6 also indirectly amended the Act on Collective Bargaining.

RÚZ secretary Martin Hošták reported that, according to the change, “higher level” collective agreements forged in a certain sector of the economy will now apply to all businesses in that sector, even if they were not part of the collective bargaining process, which is at odds with the freedom-of-contract principle and thus with the Slovak Constitution.

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How to sell Slovak books to English readers

Slovak literature makes it to the big bookstores of London, but it is unlikely to become a bestseller yet.

On Wednesday, Slovak literature will be presented in one of the biggest bookstores in London. Among the new books translated into English is also the anthology of current Slovak prose selected and translated by Magdalena Mullek and Júlia Sherwood.

Slovakia vies for medicines agency

What chances does the country have at winning the seat of the prestigious European Medicines Agency that needs to relocate from London?

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Vote-buying scandal lands village mayor in court

Some Roma claiming the mayor of Gemerská Poloma, Miroslav Michalka was buying votes, have changed their testimonies.

Stanislav Kučerák (blue shirt) is a key witness in the vote-buying case.

British embassy opens condolence book

The book will be opened for two days.

Floral tributes are laid out in Manchester, England, on May 23, 2017, the day after the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left 22 people dead as it ended on May 22 night.