The number of Ukrainian workers coming to Poland increased nearly three times in May to 94,000 compared to under 34,000 in April, daily Rzeczpospolita wrote on Wednesday citing data from the country's border guard headquarters.
Recruitment agency Gremi Personal, which has 13 offices around Poland says it is responding to high demand: 67% of Ukrainians who left Poland due to the epidemiological situation want to return, according to a telephone survey conducted by the company.
Former presidents Bronislaw Komorowski and Aleksander Kwasniewski on Tuesday appealed for more rights for Ukrainians employed in Poland.
Run by the Arka Ecological Foundation, the Bike Helps initiative aims to give a chink of light to kids left bereaved by the war in the East.
Approximately $3.8 billion was sent to Ukraine by the million or so Ukrainian citizens that are thought to have settled in Poland these last few years.
A total of 227,440 work permits were issued to foreigners in Poland during the second half of 2019, up from 217,300 in the first six month of the year, the Family, Labour and Social Policy Ministry reported on Friday.
The Russian Defence Ministry on Friday accused Poland's World War Two Home Army (AK) resistance of exterminating Jews and Ukrainians in Warsaw prior to the city's 1945 liberation by the Red Army.
Of the 232,000 work permits issued in the first six months of 2019, over 23,000 were given to citizens of 10 Asian countries who found Poland to be “a better life, better wages, a safe life, law which is in force and respected.”
The number of foreigners running a business in Poland grew by 4,500 to 19,400 people in the last four years, said Sebastian Szczurek, a regional spokesperson of state insurer ZUS, adding that Ukrainians constituted the biggest group.
In the first half of 2019, a total of 217,300 work permits were issued to foreigners in Poland, up from 147,980 in the first six months of 2018, the country's statistical office GUS said on Monday.