The Polish unemployment rate likely declined by 0.2 percentage points month on month in September, to 5.6 percent, the family and social policy minister has said.
Poland's minimum wage will go up by 7.5 percent in 2022, the family and social policy minister told PAP after Tuesday's cabinet sitting.
The Polish government has unveiled plans to help the country ward off a looming demographic disaster that could see its population drop from 38 million to 16 million by 2100, the family and social policy minister said on Thursday, citing UN forecasts.
Polish families have received PLN 144 billion (EUR 31.1 billion) in monthly benefits since the start of the government's Family 500 Plus child support programme, the family minister has told PAP.
Spending on family policy increased from under 2 to nearly 4 percent of GDP between 2015 and 2020, the social policy minister has claimed.
Saving jobs during the Covid-19 pandemic is one of the government’s main priorities, the family and social policy minister said on Tuesday.
Poland has allocated more than PLN 182 billion (EUR 40.5 billion) to save over six million jobs, the family and social policy minister told a press conference on Thursday.
Polish families have received PLN 134.4 billion (EUR 29.72 billion) under the government's child support programme Family 500 Plus, the family minister has said.
Hundreds of thousands of young people in urgent need of psychiatric care are facing a “pandemic-driven crisis in child psychiatry” that could lead to “multiple tragedies”.
The Polish family and social policy minister has declared that all social programmes are being implemented and will continue. She added that means to finance them have been secured in the 2021 budget.