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)
Understanding the distinction between contractors and employees and the re-characterisation of a contractor into an employee
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.
L&E Global’s 2017 Global Handbook | Employees vs Independent Contractors
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.
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 Supreme Court confirmed that it is possible for an employee and employer to include a shorter notice period, when the contract of employment is terminated by the employee. As a result, article 36 § 1 of the Labour Code is treated as a semi-imperative rule.