Economic Social and Cultural Rights

Economic Social and Cultural Rights

Economic Social and Cultural Rights

Economic Social and Cultural Rights

- Constitution of Slovakia

Part Five - Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights

Article 35
(1) Everyone has the right to a free choice of profession and to training for it, as well as the right to engage in entrepreneurial or other gainful activity.
(2) Conditions and restrictions with regard to the execution of certain professions or activities can be specified by law.
(3) Citizens have the right to work. Citizens who are unable to exercise this right through no fault of their own are provided for materially by the state to an appropriate extent. The conditions will be defined by law.
(4) A different regulation of rights listed under sections 1 through 3 can be specified by law for foreign nationals.
Article 36
Employees have the right to equitable and adequate working conditions. The law guarantees, above all
a) the right to remuneration for work done, sufficient to ensure the employee's dignified standard of living,
b) protection against arbitrary dismissal and discrimination at the place of work,
c) labor safety and the protection of health at work,
d) the longest admissible working time,
e) adequate rest after work,
f) the shortest admissible period of paid leave,
g) the right to collective bargaining.
Article 37
(1) Everyone has the right to freely associate with others in order to protect his economic and social interests.
(2) Trade union organizations are established independently of the state. It is inadmissible to limit the number of trade union organizations, in the same way as it is inadmissible to give some of them a preferential status, be it in an enterprise or a branch of the economy.
(3) The activity of trade union organizations and the founding and operation of other associations protecting economic and social interests can be restricted by law if such a measure is unavoidable in a democratic society to protect the security of the state, public order, or the rights and liberties of others.
(4) The right to strike is guaranteed. The conditions will be defined by law. This right does not extend to judges, prosecutors, members of the armed forces and armed corps, and members of the fire brigades.
Article 38
(1) Women, minors, and persons with impaired health are entitled to an enhanced protection of their health at work as well as to special working conditions.
(2) Minors and persons with impaired health are entitled to special protection in labor relations as well as to assistance in professional training.
(3) Details concerning rights listed in sections 1 and 2 will be set out in a law.
Article 39
(1) Citizens have the right to adequate material provision in old age, in the event of work disability, as well as after losing their provider.
(2) Everyone who is in material need is entitled to assistance necessary to ensure basic living conditions.
(3) Details concerning rights listed in sections 1 and 2 will be set out in a law.
Article 40
Everyone has a right to the protection of his health. Based on public insurance, citizens have the right to free health care and to medical supplies under conditions defined by law.
Article 41
(1) Marriage, parenthood, and the family are under the protection of the law. The special protection of children and minors is guaranteed.
(2) Special care, protection in labor relations, and adequate working conditions are guaranteed to women during the period of pregnancy.
(3) Children born in and out of wedlock enjoy equal rights.
(4) Child care and the upbringing of children are among the rights of parents; children have the right to parental care and upbringing. Parents' rights can be restricted and minors can be separated from their parents against their will only by means of a court ruling based on the law.
(5) Parents caring for children are entitled to assistance from the state.
(6) Details concerning rights listed in sections 1 through 5 will be set out in a law.
Article 42
(1) Everyone has the right to education. School attendance is compulsory. Its period and age limit will be defined by law.
(2) Citizens have the right to free education at primary and secondary schools and, based on their abilities and society's resources, also at higher educational establishments.
(3) Schools other than state schools may be established, and instruction in them provided, only under conditions defined by law. Such schools may charge a tuition fee.
(4) A law will specify under which conditions citizens who are engaged in studies are entitled to assistance from the state.
Article 43
(1) Freedom of scientific research and in art are guaranteed. The rights to the results of creative intellectual activity are protected by law.
(2) The right of access to the cultural heritage is guaranteed under conditions defined by law.

Constitution of Slovakia

Preamble
Basic Provisions
Basic Rights and Freedoms
General Provisions
Basic Human Rights and Liberties
Political Rights
Rights of National Minorities and Ethnic Groups
Economic Social and Cultural Rights
Protection of the Environment and the Cultural Heritage
Protection by the Court
Common Provisions for Chapters One and Two
Economy of the Slovak Republic
Supreme Control Office
Territorial Self Administration
Legislative Power
National Council of the Slovak Republic
Referendum
Executive Power
President of the Slovak Republic
Government of the Slovak Republic
Judicial Power
Constitutional Court of the Slovak Republic
Courts of the Slovak Republic
Prosecutor Office of the Slovak Republic
Transitional and Final Provisions
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