26 Jul 2022

Another in a series of proposals for the Whistleblower Law has been published on the website of the Government Legislation Centre

The latest proposal does not entail major changes to the bill dated April 6, 2022, but the most important modifications include: clarification that a person who suffers harm due to a whistleblower’s knowingly reporting or publicly disclosing false information is entitled to compensation from the whistleblower responsible, introduction of a standard whereby obtaining information that […]

25 Mar 2022

Labor law highlights in Poland as of January 2022

Changes in rules on employment of foreigners. The rules on employing foreigners changed on January 29, 2022, and these changes include: a change to the period for which foreigners will be able to work based on a statement, to 24 months from the current 6 months. a change due to which there are more cases […]

04 Nov 2021

Polish Deal – planned changes

One of the key changes proposed under the Polish Deal is the increase of the tax-free threshold for income tax to PLN 30 000 for all taxpayers who calculate their tax according to the tax scale. In addition, under the Polish Deal, the second tax threshold will be raised to PLN 120 000, beyond which […]

02 Jun 2022

New government draft law on the protection of whistleblowers

The key changes concerning employers include modifying the scope of persons included in the minimum updating obligation to implement the system of internal notifications. Currently, it covers all individuals who perform work for the employer, including self-employed persons and persons working under civil law contracts (both contracts of mandate and contract for the performance of […]

21 Dec 2021

Challenges facing employers in 2022

The coming year will bring a number of new challenges for employers. 1. Polish Deal One of the key changes proposed under the Polish Deal is the increase of the tax-free threshold for income tax to PLN 30 000 for all taxpayers who calculate their tax according to the tax scale. In addition, under the […]

10 Jun 2021

Working remotely in Poland – possible legislative changes

The Polish government has recently published the essentials of a proposal to amend the Polish Labor Code to permanently regulate the issue of performing work remotely. Based on information released by the government, the main legislative changes envisaged are as follows: 1) it will be possible to reach an arrangement regarding working remotely at the […]