As many as 185,000 Ukrainians have been employed under a simplified procedure that Poland introduced to help them find work, the Ministry of Family and Labour has said.
Employers’ organisations have criticised a bill on Covid-19 regulations, saying that they will do little to reduce infections in the workplace.
Poland's biggest trade unions and employers have issued a joint appeal to the government to introduce mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations as new infections are rising fast, threatening the country's economic recovery.
Employers will be able to check on the vaccination status of their employees under new legislation now under preparation, the government spokesman has said.
Employers will be able to ask employees if they have been vaccinated and then make decision on their employment status under a draft law that has already been presented to the government, the health minister has said.
Polish employers are still hiring and have also learnt to adapt to the pandemic business environment, employment industry experts have told PAP.
Poland's National Recovery Plan (KPO) is a collection of random investments in which state-owned enterprises are offered undue preferences, the Lewiatan Confederation has said.
Polish President Andrzej Duda appointed new government delegates on Wednesday to the Social Dialogue Council, a 2015-formed cooperation platform between unions, employers and the government.
September was the second month in a row in which the number of registered unemployed people decreased. Also, employers were submitting more and more job offers to labour offices, Minister of Labour and Social Policy Marlena Malag has told PAP.
Sixty-nine percent of companies interviewed by the employers' organisation Lewiatan said they were planning redundancies in the coming two months, and more than 50 percent plan to dismiss between 20 and 50 percent of their staff.