Locked content Labor ministry may spend millions to boost employment

Poland’s Ministry of Labor and Social Policy would like to secure additional fund to enhance employment among the country’s youth, reports Dziennik Gazeta Prawna. Talks with the Ministry of Finance are scheduled to happen soon. The Labor Ministry’s initial plan sees PLN 60 million spent on that goal...

Locked content Labor market improves, albeit below expectations

Salaries in Polish enterprises stood at PLN 3,893.23 in August, a 3.5 percent increase year-on-year, below market expectations of a 3.8 percent increase. In month-on-month terms they fell by 1.8 percent. Altogether enterprises employed 5.534 million people, 0.7 percent more than in August last year....

Locked content Labor costs up by 4.2% in Q2

Nominal hourly labor costs in Poland grew by 4.2 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2014, according to data published by the EU’s statistics office Eurostat on Tuesday. Wages grew by 3.6 percent and non-wage costs grew by 6.7 percent. Throughout the EU labor costs grew by 1.2 percent y/y ...

Locked content Employment up by 1.5% in Q2 – Eurostat

In the second quarter of 2014, employment in Poland grew by 1.5 percent year-on-year, according to a data release issued by Eurostat on Friday. Compared to Q1 employment inched by 0.5 percent. Throughout the EU employment grew by 0.7 percent y/y and by 0.3 percent quarter-on-quarter in Q2 2014. In t...

Unemployment down to 11.7% – Labor Ministry

Poland’s registered unemployment rate amounted to 11.7 percent as of the end of August, according to an estimate published on Monday by the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy. It declined by 0.2 percentage points compared to July.

Locked content BIEC: Labor market not improving yet

The forward-looking labor market indicator, calculated by the Bureau for Investments and Economic Cycles (BIEC) remained unchanged in month-on-month terms in August, according to a report from the institution quoted by the Polish Press Agency. Seasonal factors were dominant in the recent improvement...

Unemployment confirmed at 11.9%

Poland’s registered unemployment rate dropped to 11.9 percent at the end of July compared to 12 percent in June, according to data published by the Central Statistical Office (GUS) on Tuesday.

Salaries up by 3.5% y/y in July

The average monthly salary in the Polish corporate sector grew by 3.5 percent year-on-year to PLN 3964.91 in July, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) said on Tuesday. In month-on-month terms it rose by 0.6 percent.

Locked content Unemployment to fall to 11%

The registered unemployment rate in Poland will decline to nearly 11 percent in July-September, Deputy Labor Minister Jacek Męcina told radio station TOK FM. It will then grow seasonally. Sectors such as tourism, restaurants, horticulture and agriculture are important to the Polish labor market, Męc...

Locked content NBP sees improvement on labor market

The total number of employed persons in Poland has significantly increased in the first quarter of 2014, according to an analysis performed by the National Bank of Poland. The growth stood at 1.8 percent year-on-year and 0.7 percent quarter-on-quarter. The number of people employed on standard work ...