Union of Employers' Associations of the Czech Republic
UZS ČR (Unie zaměstnavatelských svazů ČR) is the Czech observer member of HOSPEEM. UZS ČR represents 65 employer associations and employers, representing more than 15,860 companies and their 628,000 employees. The mission of the Union is to shape and defend the common interests of its members and to promote them in cooperation with individual ministries and territorial public administration, other employers' organizations and trade unions.
It is one of the biggest employers’ unions in the Czech Republic and an official comment point for all legislative proposals. Among all the associations of employers, it has a lead position in representing public services and modern energy producers. In the area of public services it represents sectors of health-care, social care, education, culture, and non-profit organizations. UZS ČR is represented in the Council for Economic and Social Agreement (Tripartite) and in most tripartite work teams in the Czech Republic.