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Remote work in EU Countries – new position of Polish Social Insurance Institution

In the recent months, employers and employees have faced difficulties in obtaining the A1 certificate when applying for remote work outside of Poland. The position of the Polish Social Insurance Institution (ZUS) was ambiguous, and the practice of individual departments varied significantly. This was due to the lack of regulations that would allow for the

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29 September 2023

Amendment to the Minimum Wage Act

We would like to draw your attention to a significant amendment to the Act of October 10, 2002, concerning the minimum wage, which was introduced under the Act of July 28, 2023, amending the Act on bridging pensions and certain other laws (Journal of Laws item 1667). Under this act, starting from 2024, the additional

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11 September 2023

Increase of protection for employees under special protection

As of September 22, 2023, changes will come into effect that concern the enhancement of protection for employees under special protection. The following individuals will gain greater protection from dismissal with notice or immediate termination: pregnant women, parents on maternity, parental, paternal, or caregiving leaves, pre-retirement age employees, trade union representatives, members of employee councils,

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6 September 2023

Social security and remote work from abroad

On 1st of July 2023 the Polish Social Insurance Institution joined the Framework Agreement on the application of Article 16(1) of Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 in cases of ordinary cross-border telework. The main change from the perspective of the practice of labour law in Poland is the possibility to determine the legislation applicable to the

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8 August 2023

Amendments to the Polish Labour Code

As of 26 April, 2023, the provisions of the Act of 9 March 2023 amending the Labour Code Act and certain other acts come into force, implementing two important EU directives: on transparent and predictable working conditions in the European Union; on work-life balance for parents and caregivers as well as repealing EU Council Directive

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24 April 2023

Changes in Polish labour law 2023

  Minimum wage The minimum wage will increase twice in 2023. From 1 January 2023, the minimum wage will be PLN 3,490 gross, followed by a second increase to PLN 3,600 gross at the beginning of July. The minimum hourly rate will increase accordingly, from 1 January it will be PLN 22.80 gross and from

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12 January 2023

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