In Supreme Court III PK 109/14, the court found that the reason for the termination of the employment contract is not a major point of consideration. Therefore, the employer shall not breach the relevant regulations if it fails to indicate the basis for termination, if the employee is aware of the fact that the employer […]
The Constitutional Tribunal K 1/13 2nd June 2015: a right to establish and join a trade union must be a right for everyone including those who perform work on a basis other than a contract of employment (civil law contact) as well as the self-employed.
Date of entry into force: 1st May 2015.The new Regulation on work permit for foreigners predominantly complies with a previous Regulation of 29th January 2009. The most significant amendments concerning the proceedings before the Poviate Governor’s [“starosta” in Polish] information of the possibility to satisfy the human-resource needs of a person who wishes to employ […]
From 1st January 2015 the member of the Supervisory Board shall pay contributions on his current incomes to the Social Insurance Institution ( “Zaklad Ubezpieczen Spolecznych” in Polish).
(January 2015) The most important change is the removal of the obligation to notify the General Inspector for the Protection of Personal Data of sets of personal information collected by the Company. So far, the data controller was required to report to the Inspector General all data sets except in cases exhaustively listed in the […]
1st April 2015 : Amendment to the Labour Code –Initial medical examinations of employees. According to the new art. 229 of the Polish Labour Code the preliminary examination shall not be required in respect to employees who are re-recruited with the same employer in the same position or to a position with the working same […]
From 1st January 2016 the following important change will take effect in the social insurance law: the contributions on every contract of mandate will be paid to the Social Insurance Institution up to the amount of minimum remuneration for work.
Ref. No. II PZP 2/15; Date of decision: 6th May 2015, Supreme Court: Article 23(1) § 1 of the Polish Labour Code shall not apply to the non-competition provisions after termination of the contract of employment (art. 101(2) §2 of the Polish Labour Code) concluded between an employee and another employer. Article 101(2) § 2. […]
The European Union’s Youth Employment Initiative 2013 (YEI), launched to address the occupational challenges of young adults, is moving forward. The YEI is designed to allow the Member States to improve their policies by providing additional funding to fight youth unemployment, which has risen to unprecedented levels – the unemployment rates for young people in […]
The European Commission recently presented a new initiative to better protect over 217 million workers in the EU from work-related accidents and diseases. The Strategic Framework on Health and Safety at Work 2014-2020 identifies key challenges and strategic objectives for health and safety at work, presents fundamental actions and identifies crucial instruments to address these […]