The number of people working in Poland at the end of 2019 grew by 1.5 percent year on year to 13.02 million, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) announced on Friday.
There are over 1,500 businesses in Poland with American capital, which employ 267,000 people, says a report by the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Poland and KPMG in Poland.
One hundred days after Poland announced a state of epidemic, PLN 100 billion (EUR 22.49 billion) has been transferred to save five million jobs, PM Mateusz Morawiecki told a Monday press conference summing up the government's crisis response.
Data from the European Commission and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development show that Poland will have the smallest decrease in GDP of all EU countries due to the coronavirus pandemic, PM Mateusz Morawiecki told a local TV broadcaster on Wednesday.
Giving similar projects such as Frankfurt airport as an example, President Duda said the project needs to be implemented as it offers huge development prospects for the coming decades and is expected to provide an estimated 150,000 jobs.
In April 2020, the percentage of Poles who feared an increase in unemployment rose to 91.2 percent from 34.7 percent in April 2019, a survey by IRG SGH and the Association of Financial Companies in Poland shows.
Infrastructure Minister Andrzej Adamczyk said on Monday that the coronavirus disease will not slow down construction work and assured that 1.5 million jobs in the sector are not at risk.
The number of jobs offered online on Polish recruiting websites fell in April by a record 28 percent month on month, the daily Rzeczpospolita wrote on Wednesday citing analysis by researcher BIEC and the University of IT and Management in Rzeszow (WSIiZ) .
Amazon will offer over 100 jobs in its new e-commerce centre in Lodz, central Poland. Amazon already employs 700 in a 2019-opened centre in the Lodz suburb Pawlikowice.
The new charge, which would be paid to the Polish Film Institute, could bring in an estimated 15 million złoty (3.3 million euros) this year, and at least 20 million złoty a year in subsequent years, most of it from a handful of major players on the VoD market in Poland. Small providers would be exempt from the charge.