Locked content Introducing of minimum wage PLN 12/h extended till January 2017

The Polish cabinet has approved a bill on introducing a minimal wage of PLN 12 per hour for persons without a regular employment contract, the government press center CIR said in a statement following the cabinet’s weekly sitting. “The bill stipulates that the PLN 12/h wage will be intro...

Locked content “Family 500+” scheme starts – 110,000 applications in 24 h...

Anna Streżyńska, Minister of Digitization of Poland, has announced the number of applications for the government programme “Family 500+” amounted to 110,000 in the first day of being in operation (from April 1 to April 2). Minister of Family, Labor and Social Policy, Elżbieta Rafalska as...

Locked content Government to boost social activity of elderly Poles

The Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Policy has announced the start of the next edition of the government program – Social Activity Elderly People (Rządowy Program Aktywności Społecznej Osób Starszych, ASOS) for 2014-2020 with a budget of PLN 280 million (PLN 40 million per year). The mai...

Locked content Government: We’re ready to handle “The Family 500+” ...

“Municipalities are prepared to handle The Family 500+,” has announced Elżbieta Rafalska, the Minister of Labour and Social Policy. Program starts on the 1st of April and will cover about 2,700,000 families. The government has conducted training for more than 3,740 people, responsible fo...

Locked content Ministry of Labour: unemployment rate at 9% by the end of 2016

“The registered unemployment rate will reach 9 percent by the end of 2016,” Minister of Family, Labor and Social Policy, Elżbieta Rafalska announced. “Although there are optimistic forecasts that registered unemployment rates may fall below that level. But we do not forget there ar...

Sejm passes 500+

With 261 votes in favor, 43 against and 140 abstentions, the Sejm passed the ‘Family 500 plus’ benefit program on Thursday.

Ministry of Labour: unemployment on the rise

The registered unemployment rate amounted to 10.3 percent in January, a growth of 0.5 percent month-on-month, based on estimates from job centers, the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy announced.