Podcast | HR Space: Episode 5

Stay on Top of Employment Law Changes in Poland: Alcohol and Drug Testing

November 2022
Region: Europe

Pursuant to new draft legislation, employers in Poland will be permitted to conduct preventative, random alcohol testing in specific circumstances. The fifth episode in our HR Space podcast series aims to help businesses prepare for the updates to employment law in relation to alcohol and drug testing in the workplace, focusing on:

  • Legislation banning selling, serving and consuming alcoholic beverages at the workplace
  • Obligations on employers to prevent employees from working if they consume alcohol before or during working hours 
  • What is and is not permitted when conducting employee drug and alcohol testing, including processing and storing employee testing data
  • Whether employers must collaborate with trade unions and employee representatives

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