Podcast | HR Space: Episode 3

Stay on Top of Employment Law Changes in Poland: Occasional Remote Work

November 2022
Region: Europe

Since the global pandemic began, we have experienced tremendous economic and social change in Poland, as reflected in the shifting Polish laws regarding employees.

With our HR Space podcast series, our labour and employment lawyers in Warsaw aim to answer your key questions on employment law developments in Poland. We explore the challenges HR directors are facing in the current climate, helping businesses to navigate legislative developments in Poland so that they can ensure compliance and mitigate employment risks.

Our series consists of 10 episodes focusing on:

  • Remote work
  • Transparency and predictability
  • Work-life balance

Follow our series, with new episodes coming out weekly.

In addition to full-time and hybrid remote work, employees in Poland can now request occasional remote work. In the third episode of our HR Space podcast series, we focus on the latest developments related to this working arrangement, covering:

  • The far less formalistic approach to implementing occasional remote work in Poland, as opposed to the more rigid approach to full-time and hybrid remote working
  • Whether employers in Poland are obliged to approve an employee’s request for occasional remote work
  • The extent to which employers are required to reimburse employee costs of occasional remote work
  • The current annual statutory limit for occasional remote work, and the differences in opinion on whether this should be increased or decreased, and by how much

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