Latest data from Poland’s Social Insurance Institution (ZUS) shows that the number of foreign citizens – specifically, people from countries outside the EU – working in the country has gone up.
The Polish president has paid tribute to dozens of workers killed by communist police and soldiers during mass protests in 1970 in Baltic-coast cities, saying that the blood shed that day had helped to give birth to a “free Poland”.
Armed militia confrontations with protestors led to the deaths of around 40 people, while over 1,000 people were injured.
A French newspaper has marked the 50th anniversary of worker protests on the Polish coast, and the 39th anniversary of the declaration of martial law by publishing an article entitled the "Unknown war in the middle of Europe".
Poland will adopt a long-term model of transforming its mining industry and departing from its reliance on coal, following the example of Germany, agreed a government delegation and mining unions on Thursday morning after hours of talks.
At the end of the first quarter of 2020, 11 percent of Polish workers were working remotely due to the coronavirus epidemic, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) reported on Wednesday.
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.
Nearly 50 people took advantage of the free flight home.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki announced on Monday that solutions would be forthcoming for employers and employees in connection with the coronavirus epidemic.