The Supreme Court ruled on October 3rd, 2017 that the remuneration for freelance work performed for a parent company should be treated as remuneration resulting from contract of employment which had been concluded previously between freelancer and subsidiary company for tax and social security premium purposes
The Ministry of Development Labour and Social Affairs announced the launch of an online service where companies, blacklisted for failing to comply with the Wage Protection System, may apply to lift such status on satisfaction of certain conditions.
Court holds that the employer is not limited by a deadline in case of contract of employment’s termination with a notice period. Even if a date of occurrence matters, it is the date of the employer’s acknowledgement that is important, rather than the date of occurrence.
As of January 1st, 2018 there will be a new kind work permit for seasonal workers who are third country nationals. It is a result of amendment of the Act on promotion of employment and labour market institutions of April 20th, 2004 (Dz.U.2017.1065 as amended)
For the first time, the Supreme Court explicitly decided that compensation for bullying has a different purpose than civil law compensations. It also has both preventive and educational functions.
The Supreme Court decided that in situations when an employee is sick and he/she obtained a sick note from the respective doctor, this note however was not delivered to an employer and work was performed by the sick employee, it is a violation against the employing establishment and not against an employer itself and it may be a reason for termination of contract of employment without notice period.
As of June 1st 2017, new limitations have been imposed as a result of amendment of Temporary Work Act (Journal of laws [Dz.U.] from 2017 position 962).
The Employer may immediately terminate, within a month from confirming gross misconduct, not just from receivieng information on such misconduct.
Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Policy seeks new regulation adjusting Polish law to EU law, as the current regulation concerns all women, not only those who are pregnant or are nursing mothers.
The principle of non-discrimination and principle of equal treatment are not the same principles. Despite the fact they are closely related, consequences of both rules violation are different.