View Author February 2016
The new law amending the Labour Code and other Polish employment legislation comes into force on 22 February.
Main Objective of the New Regulations:
- Curb the over-use of fixed-term contracts by employers.
- Clarify the types of employment contracts available to employers.
- Introduce uniformity, particularly with regard to the notice periods for indefinite (permanent) and fixed-term contracts.
- Allow employers to release employees from their duty to perform work during the notice period.