Locked content GUS: Wages increased by 3.8 percent since last year 

The average monthly gross salary in businesses that employ more than nine people in 2016 amounted to PLN 4,277.03, which represents an increase of 3.8 percent compared to 2015, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) reported on Tuesday. GUS said that wages increased the most in accommodation and food ...

Locked content GM to pay higher wages to Polish employees

Trade unions representing Opel workers and General Motors Manufacturing, Poland have negotiated raises for employees at the Gliwice plant for the period between 2017 and 2020, according to a report by the Silesia Solidarity trade union. According to the agreement, the basic wages of employees of the...

Locked content Wage law for company heads comes into force

On September 9, new rules on the salaries for heads of companies, in which Poland has a stake, came into force, the Treasury Ministry reported. Wages for bosses of such companies will be linked to the size of the firm. In case of micro-enterprises (employing up to 10 people), the salary of a board m...

Locked content EY: 80% of Polish firms want to pay their workers more

Consulting firm EY published a report on the growth of businesses and wages in Poland; it contained a study which revealed that 80 percent of interviewed firms expressed a desire to pay their workers higher wages, but that the main barrier in doing so are excessive fiscal burdens. “In Poland, ...

Wages growth in Poland highest since 2008

Real wages rose by 3.5 percent in 2014, according to the estimates by Polish daily Rzeczpospolita based on the data provided by the Central Statistical Office of Poland (GUS) and the National Bank of Poland (NBP). It is the largest increase since 2008, when real wages grew by 5.9 percent.

Locked content Poles emigrating due to low morale

Six out of ten Poles list better wages as the primary motivation for emigrating out of Poland. The same amount also say that Poland “exhausts and disillusions” them, wrote Rzeczpospolita. “It’s too bad that two-thirds of Poles emigrating have such a gloomy opinion of our coun...