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.”
Around 10,000 coins dating back 200 years were found in the basement of a Kraków building sometimes called the “House of the Abbott” and had been stashed in linen bags which had long since decayed away.
With Poland battling a labour shortage that has left firms struggling to find workers the pool of untapped labour could prove to be a serious asset.
TFN takes a wander round the streets of Osiedle Przyjaźń: a little-known and fascinating corner of Warsaw, built to house Soviet builders working on the Palace of Culture.
Released by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the report found that in 2017 1.1 million temporary migrants moved to Poland, putting it ahead of the United States, which received 691,000 workers, and Germany with just over 400,000.
The event was organised by the Labour Mobility Initiative Association, a Kraków-based NGO, which seeks to promote service mobility on the EU’s internal market by organising workshops, conducting research, informing the public and intervening when necessary.
Under draft acts authored by the Interior Ministry foreign job-seekers, business start-uppers and students in Poland will have to have from PLN 200 to 2.500 (EUR 47 - 581) for their return trip or transit to a third country.
With domestic unemployment at record lows, Polish workers are increasingly opting to stay at home, new research has found.