Solidarity, Poland's biggest trade union, will hold a demonstration in Warsaw on November 17, the union leader has announced.
Employers willing to hire retirement-aged staff could receive a PLN 1,800 (EUR 370) support bonus per employee over a period of 24 months under a new a government plan, the Fakt tabloid reported on Tuesday.
VIDEO: The chocolate-coloured sniffer dog called Loca became a legend for helping to bring down drug smugglers and dealers, with the last three years alone seeing her sniff out 18 million PLN-worth of narcotics and illegal tobacco products.
Almost 40 percent of Poles do not intend to give up working after reaching retirement age, a recent study has shown.
Some 9.1 million retirees will receive an additional, 14th monthly pension payment this year under a bill signed into law by President Andrzej Duda on Monday.
The Polish state will financially support retired animals trained for the state services, the interior ministry has proposed.
The indebtedness of Poland’s old-age pensioners has increased by almost twofold over the last five years to nearly PLN 6 billion (EUR 1.3 billion), according to the National Debt Register (KRD).
The Polish government on Tuesday approved a draft law on anti-communist opposition activists and persons persecuted for political reasons under which their disability or old-age pension will be increased to PLN 2,400 (EUR 545) if it is lower now.
After seven years on the force, the nine-year-old Dutch Shepherd who helped bring down some of Poland’s most dangerous crooks, including drug dealers, murderers and organised crime mobsters, is now looking forward to a slower pace of life.
Incumbent President Andrzej Duda pledged on Monday that if he keeps his post, there will certainly not be a liquidation of 500 Plus child aid programme and the retirement age will not be raised. "I'm for a Poland Plus," he said.