President Andrzej Duda has signed an amended law that raises Poland's 500 Plus monthly child benefit from PLN 500 (EUR 113) to PLN 800 (EUR 181).
The Polish government on Tuesday launched a legislative process for hiking its monthly minimum wage by nearly 20 percent next year, according to the cabinet's legislative agenda.
The Sejm, the lower parliamentary house, has raised Poland's 500 Plus child benefit from PLN 500 (EUR 112) to PLN 800 (EUR 179).
Civic Platform (PO), Poland's main opposition party, has urged the governing Law and Justice (PiS) party to accelerate the implementation of an increase in the government's flagship child benefit programme.
As many as 30 percent of Poles are planning to ask for a pay rise within the next six months, according to a new poll.
Air travel within Polish airspace increased in November but it is still below the level recorded before the coronavirus pandemic, figures released by the Polish Air Navigation Services Agency (PAZP) showed.
"Private consumption is expected to strengthen in the second half of 2019 and in early 2020, as new fiscal transfers and tax cuts increase household disposable income, the European Commission said.