Podcast | HR Space: Episode 10

Stay on Top of Employment Law Changes in Poland: Work-life Balance – Prolonged Parental Leave and Protection Period

January 2023
Region: Europe

A new employment directive soon to be enforced in Poland aims to better support the work-life balance of parents and caregivers, encourage equal sharing of parental leave, and address women’s underrepresentation in the labour market. The 10th episode of our HR Space podcast series summarises this new legislation for employers in Poland, with a focus on:

  • The length by which parental leave, as well as periods of protection against dismissal, will be increased
  • The new legal concept under Polish labour law whereby an employer cannot prepare steps to terminate employment contracts under various types of parental leave
  • The two new leaves providing broader flexibility for parents and caregivers

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