Locked content Ministry of Labor: Unemployment at 10% in August

The registered unemployment rate amounted to 10 percent in August, a decrease of 0.1 percentage points month-on-month, based on estimates from job centers, the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy announced. “Unemployment in August was the lowest since 2008, when the financial crisis broke out....

Locked content Ministry of Labor: Unemployment at 10.8%

The registered unemployment rate amounted to 10.8 percent in May, a decrease of 0.4 percentage points month-on-month, based on estimates from job centers, the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy announced. The unemployment rate in May 2014 stood at 12.5 percent. The number of registered unemployed d...

“Junk” contract workers can join unions

The Constitutional Tribunal has announced that people working on the so-called “junk contracts”, that is self-employed workers, temporary workers or those whose contract doesn’t include social insurance, are entitled to join labor unions.

Locked content Unemployment at 11.3% in April – Ministry of Labour

The registered unemployment rate amounted to 11.3 percent in April, a decrease of 0.4 percent month-on-month, based on estimates from job centers, the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy announced. The unemployment rate in April 2014 stood at 13 percent. The number of registered unemployed decrease...

Locked content Kosiniak-Kamysz: Poland can’t compete on labor costs

Poland can not compete with Western European countries on labor costs and there will be no sustainable economic development without a raise in salaries, said Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz, Minister of Labor and Social Policy. “This raise just needs to occur,” he added. “We must compete...

Locked content Unemployment at 11.7% – Ministry of Labour

The registered unemployment rate amounted to 11.7 percent at the end of March, a decrease of 0.3 percent month-on-month, announced the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy based on estimates from job centers. The unemployment rate at the end of March 2014 stood at 13.5 percent. The number of registe...

Locked content Gov’t adopts parential support draft legislation

Government accepted a project of a bill prepared by the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy which aims to support parents who do not have health insurance. Help would be provided to unemployed mothers, students and those who work without an employment contract. As stated in the ministry’s new plan, ...

Locked content Nearly 70% of eligible Poles take parental leave

More than 631,000 parents took parental leave last year, which accounts for some 60-70 percent of eligible Poles, Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz, Minister of Labour and Social Policy, announced on Monday. “Parental leaves have certainly opened a new chapter in family policy,” Kosiniak-Kamysz ...