Law For The Addition Of The Labour Code

Original Language Title: Закон за допълнение на Кодекса на труда

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Name of Law Act to supplement the Labour Code Bill name Bill to supplement the labour code date of acceptance 13/04/2011 number/year Official Gazette 33/2011 Decree No 79

On the grounds of art. 98, paragraph 4 of the Constitution of the Republic of Bulgaria


To be published in the Official Gazette the law for addition of the labour code, adopted by the National Assembly of the HLI 13 April 2011.

Issued in Sofia on 20 April 2011.

The President of the Republic: Georgi Parvanov

Stamped with the State seal.

Minister of Justice: Margarita Popova


for addition of the labour code (promulgated, SG. 26 and 27 of 1986; amend., no. 6 of 1988, no. 21, 30 and 94 of 1990, Nos. 27, 32 and 104 of 1991, no. 23, 26, 88 and 100 from 1992; decision No 12 of the Constitutional Court from 1995-69/1995; amend. , PC. 87 of 1995, PCs. 2, 12 and 28 of 1996, PCs. 124 of 1997, PCs. 22 of 1998; Decision of the Constitutional Court No. 11 of 1998 – PCs. 52 of 1998; amend., SG. 56, 83, 108 and 133 of 1998, PCs. 51, 67 and 110 since 1999, issue. 25, 2001 issue. 1, 105 and 120 in 2002, PCs. 18, 86 and 95 of 2003 PCs. 52. Since 2004, PCs. 19, 27, 46, 76, 83 and 105 by 2005 and St. 24, 30, 48, 57, 68, 75, 102 and 105, 2006, issue. 40, 46, 59, 64 and 104 from 2007, PCs. 43, 94, 108 and 109 from 2008; PCs. 35, 41 and 103 of 2009 and PCs. 15, 46, 58 and 77 by 2010; Decision of the Constitutional Court No. 12 of 2010 – PCs. 91 by 2010; amend., SG. 100 and 101 of 2010 and PC. 18 of 2011.)

§ 1. In Chapter five establishes the section Viiia with art. 107b, 107 c, 107e, 107 g, 107 and 107 g is:

Section Viiia

Additional conditions for carrying outwork


Art. 107 (b). (1) an employment contract may be negotiated implementation of labour duties in relation to the production of goods and/or the provision of a service in the employee's home or in other premises of his choice outside the workplace of the employer for remuneration by his employer and/or equipment, materials and other auxiliaries.

(2) employees under para. 1 are considered workers and employees engaged in piecework.

(3) employers shall keep records for each employee who performs in piecework.

(4) upon request, the employer shall provide the Executive Agency "General Labour Inspectorate" information under para. 3.

Employment contract outwork

Art. 107. (1) in the contract outwork is concluded under the conditions and by the order of section I "contract" in this chapter.

(2) the employment contract under para. 1 shall be determined and:

1. the location of the workplace;

2. remuneration in accordance with the applicable systems of remuneration;

3. the procedure for assigning and reporting;

4. the supply of materials and delivery of finished goods;

5. consumable costs for workplace and their pay;

6. other terms and conditions related to specific requirements for carrying out the cottage work.

The employer's obligations for ensuring conditions for homeworking

Art. 107. The employer is obliged to provide to the employee engaged in piecework:

1. conditions for the implementation of the work which has been determined in an employment relationship;

2. pay and equal treatment, as is provided for employees who work in the enterprise;

3. health and safety at work;

4. training, retraining and training;

5. social and health insurance under the conditions and in accordance with procedures laid down in the law;

6. the possibility of Association, participation in the general meeting of employees in the enterprise, information and consultation and accession to the collective agreement in the enterprise;

7. socio-cultural and domestic service.

Obligations in the performance of work cottage

Art. 107 e. When performing the work for which the cottage is arranged, the employee is required: 1. to comply with the rules on health and safety at work;

2. to provide access to the employer and to the control authorities premises where workplace;

3. do not carry out activities or actions that create anxiety for other owners and occupants, more than usual, according to the law on management of condominium, where the workplace is in a residential building or is near one.

Working hours and holidays

Art. 107. (1) employees engaged in piecework, shall determine the beginning, the end and the distribution of working time within the statutory period.

(2) employees engaged in piecework, set by rest periods in the day, daily and weekly rest period.

(3) for employees performing home, unable to establish nenormiran working day and overtime.

(4) an employee shall notify the employer in writing of the circumstances under para. 1 and 2 within 7 days from the conclusion of the employment contract.

Application of other provisions for cottage work

Art. 107 (g) on the outstanding issues in this section shall apply the General provisions of this code. "

§ 2. In § 1 of the additional provisions the following endorsements are added:

1. In paragraph 1, after the words "employment relationship" a comma and add "including for carrying outwork".

2. In paragraph 4 establishes the second sentence: "in the conduct of outwork workplace is the employee's home or other premises of his choice outside the establishment."

The law was adopted by 41-Otto National Assembly on 13 April 2011 and is stamped with the official seal of the National Assembly.

President of the National Assembly Tsetska Tsacheva: