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2017-02-15

Our European guide to strikes and other industrial action has been created to provide you with a quickand easy reference when responding to threats of industrial action in 15 European countries. Click here to download the publication developed by the international team of Eversheds Sutherland experts. 

2017-02-02

January 2017 brought JanuaJanuary 2017 brought several amendments to Polish employment law, including: an extension of the period to appeal against dismissal; limits on the obligation to adopt workplace and remuneration regulations and to establish a social benefit fund and issue work certificates; and the introduction of a new minimum hourly rate for civil law contractors.ry 2017 brought several amendments to Polish employment law, including: an extension of the period to appeal against dismissal; limits on the obligation to adopt workplace and remuneration regulations and to establish a social benefit fund and issue work certificates; and the introduction of a new minimum hourly rate for civil law contractors.several amendments to Polish employment law, including: an extension of the period to appeal against dismissal; limits on the obligation to adopt workplace and remuneration regulations and to establish a social benefit fund and issue work certificates; and the introduction of a new minimum hourly rate for civil law contractors. Read more >

2017-01-17

With respect to the lowered retirement age, the employers should pay attention to the interim provisions related to the pre-retirement protection.The Act dated 16 November 2016 amending the act on pension benefits from the Social Insurance Fund (Journal of Laws of 2017, item 38) lowers the retirement age to 60 for women and 65 for men.  The act will enter into force on 1 October 2017.

2017-01-05

The Act of 16 December 2016 amending certain acts to improve the legal environment of entrepreneurs (Journal of Laws of 2016, item 2255) introduced a number of changes in the employment law, which came into force on 1 January 2017. They concern, among others, periods to appeal from a statement of termination of the employment contract, the obligation to introduce workplace and remuneration regulations, as well as creation of a company social benefit fund, the obligation to issue work certificates and the form of the agreement on employee’s joint financial liability for property of the employer entrusted to the employee. We write about this in our January Legal Alert. Click here to download >

2016-12-22

The blog team wishes you a friendly, relaxing Christmas, with time to reflect on what is behind us and to dream up pleasant plans for the approaching New Year. Click here to watch our holiday e-card.

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