Locked content Sejm to continue work on Sunday trade limits

A citizens’ draft law on limiting Sunday trading will go to the Sejm Committee on Social Policy and Family, MPs decided on Thursday. Earlier, the lower house refused to support the Nowoczesna party proposal to reject the draft in the first reading. The bill was submitted in September to the Se...

Locked content CBOS: 61% of Poles support Sunday trade ban

The majority of Poles support a trade ban on Sunday, according to a new survey by pollster CBOS. As much as 61 percent of respondents claim that shops have to be closed on Sunday, whereas 32 percent still want to do shopping. Mainly, the supporters are women (65 percent) and employees in the service...

Locked content Poles divided on Sunday trade ban – poll

Poles are divided on whether a trade ban on Sunday is a good idea or not, but the majority still want to do shopping on Sunday, a recent poll by IBRiS for Rzeczpospolita shows. 50 percent of respondents claim that shops have to function as usual on Sunday, whereas 46 percent support a trade ban on t...

Locked content Morawiecki: Sunday trade ban with no effect on economy

Deputy Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said that a potential ban on Sunday trade will have no negative impact on the economy. “I see no threats here,” the official said at the Economic Forum in Krynica, adding that he supports the project. “We are in a minority of countries where...

Locked content FinMin prefers to ban trade only on one Sunday a month

Finance Minister Paweł Szałamacha said it would be preferable to introduce a trade ban only on the first Sunday of the month and then observe the effects for two years before making further decisions. A draft bill on a Sunday trade ban that is to be filed by the trade union NSZZ Solidarność with the...