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Labour Code of Czech Republic (Weekly Rest)

Act No. 262/2006 Coll., Labour Code, § 92 and 118

Weekly Rest

Employers are required to provide at least 35 consecutive hours of rest between shifts.

If work permits, a continuous rest of the week shall be determined for all employees on the same day and so that it includes Sunday.

In the case of technological processes that cannot be interrupted, the employer may only schedule the working hours of employees in a manner that the period of continuous rest per week will be at least 24 hours per week so that over a period of 2 weeks, the length of that rest is at least 70 hours in total.

For an employer with whom the employee works in night shifts, the day of rest begins with the hour corresponding to the arrival of the employees for the shift.

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