Nearly 77,000 Ukrainian nationals have found employment in Poland since February 24, when Russia invaded their country, data from the Family and Labour Ministry shows.
The unemployment rate in Poland fell to 6.4 percent in March from 6.5 percent in the previous month, the labour ministry reported on Wednesday.
The Polish government has launched new financial aid programmes for firms affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, including payments of up to PLN 2,000 (EUR 446) for every full-time job contract and workers on specific contracts, the labour minister said on Monday.
Poland's unemployment rate has likely remained unchanged from June and stayed at 6.1 pct at end-July, preliminary estimates from the Labour Ministry show.
Poland's estimated registered unemployment in July was at 5.2 percent and fell by 0.1 ppt against June, Family and Labour Minister Bozena Borys-Szopa said on Wednesday, adding that since 1991, the July unemployment rate has never been so low.
Poland's unemployment rate likely went down to 5.9 percent in June 2018 from 6.1 percent in May, according to an estimate published by the Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Policy on Friday.
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