Labour law


OHS trainings for employees – how often should they be repeated?

11 January 2023
The Labor Code imposes an obligation on employers to provide the workers with safe and hygienic work conditions and to conduct the trainings in the field of OHS. It should be noted that the trainings should take place during working time and their cost should be paid by the employer.

Work and sick leave during the same day. What about the salary for the time worked?

10 January 2023
When a worker gets sick, the employer generally pays them sick pay or sickness benefit. Sick pay includes the first 33 days of illness in a given calendar year, with an exception of workers over 50, for whose sick pay includes the first 14 days of illness. The payment of sickness benefit starts from the 15th day of illness for the workers over 50 and from the 34th day for others.

Employment certificate – a practical guide

9 January 2023
An employment certificate is a document that almost every person actively working full-time has had to do with. Basically, it is a simple employment record form that the employer fills out to the best of his knowledge and gives to the employee after the end of the employment relationship. Although it is a prosaic and mundane duty, the diligence in completing this document (and the deadlines for its submission indicated in the regulations) should not be underestimated, because in the event of negligence the consequences for the employer can be really severe.

Unpaid leave – basic rules

8 December 2022
How can an employer grant an employee unpaid leave? And who is entitled to such unpaid leave? Most employees are familiar with the most popular types of leaves and have at least once in their lives used the days of holiday leave guaranteed by the Labour Code, took leave on request, training leave, parental leave or special leave. However, taking a few days off unpaid is something that both employees and employers often remain wary of. How to approach this topic and what should we know about it?

Can a Polish employer call an employee back from vacation leave?

12 August 2022
The holiday season has started, which means that the upcoming holidays regularly occupy our minds. The rules for using them seem simple, but – as it turns out – they are not.

Amendments to the labour law as of 22 February 2016

22 January 2016
Please find below the most significant, in our opinion, amendments to the labour law which shall become effective on 22 February 2016.

Selected amendments to the labour law and social insurances as of 1 January 2016

22 December 2015
The most significant amendments to the labour law and social insurances which shall come into force on 1 January 2016.