Procedure for issuance, extension, revoaction and cessation of validity of work permit for foreigners in Serbia

The procedure of issuance, extension, revocation and cessation of the validity of a work permit for foreigners in Serbia shall be regulated by the provisions of the Foreign Nationals Employment Act (“Off. Herald of RS”, Nos. 128/2014, 113/2017, 50/2018 and 31/2019).

The organization competent for employment affairs, performing such activities as entrusted activities following the law governing general administrative procedure, issues decisions in the procedure of issuance, extension, revocation and cessation of the validity of a work permit unless specific issues are regulated otherwise by the Foreign Nationals Employment Act (“Off. Herald of RS”, Nos. 128/2014, 113/2017, 50/2018 and 31/2019) or the act governing the residence of foreign nationals.

The organization competent for employment affairs keeps the record of data relevant to the issuance of decisions under the Foreign Nationals Employment Act (“Off. Herald of RS”, Nos. 128/2014, 113/2017, 50/2018 and 31/2019), per the principles of protection of personal data, efficacy, efficiency, conscientiousness, and responsibility.

The territorially competent organizational unit of the organization competent for employment affairs, as defined by articles of association, rules in the first instance in the procedure for the issuance, extension, revocation and cessation of the validity of a work permit and an appeal may be lodged against the decree which was ruled in the first instance. The final decree on the appeal is issued by the minister competent for employment affairs. An administrative dispute may be instituted against the final decree in accordance with the law. Continue reading Procedure for issuance, extension, revoaction and cessation of validity of work permit for foreigners in Serbia

Employer’s duties in case of injures at work, proffesional diseases and diseases related to work of emloyee

The provisions of Articles  49 to 53 of the Law on Safety and Health at Work laid down the obligations of employers relating to:

  • reporting the occurrence of fatal, serious and collective work injury to the competent labour inspection and the competent authority of the Interior affairs
  • reporting the occurrence of proffesional diseases and diseases related to work to the competent labour inspection
  • recording of the injuries at work and proffesional diseases and submitted reports on their creation
  • submission of the reports on injuries at work and proffesional diseases in other words diseases related to work to the employee who has suffered injury, or who has been diseased and
  • organizations for health and pension and disability insurance,
    compulsory insurance of employees against the injures at work, proffesional diseases and diseases related to work.

By the Law on Safety and Health at Work is governed security and health of employees in the workplace and the working environment in order to prevent injuries and professional diseases whose term is defined by the Law on Pension and Disability Insurance. Continue reading Employer’s duties in case of injures at work, proffesional diseases and diseases related to work of emloyee

Labour inspection – jurisdiction and inspection

The Labour Inspectorate carries out inspection in the field of safety and health at work and labor relations over the implementation of the Labour Law, the Law on Safety and Health at Work, the Law on Protection of Population from Exposure to Tobacco Smoke, the Law on Prevention of Harassment at Work, the Law on Business Companies (in part which is in relation to safety and health at work), the Law on Strike, the general collective agreement, collective agreements (specific and individual), general acts and the employment contracts which regulating the rights, obligations and responsibilities of employees in organizations, legal entities and other forms of organization, as well as in institutions.

Labour inspection - jurisdiction and inspection

In addition to laws, the labor inspectorate performs supervision and over the application of the other measures and standards of health and safety at work, technical measures related to safety and health at work, standards and generally accepted measures in the part which regulates the issues of safety and health at work. Continue reading Labour inspection – jurisdiction and inspection