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.
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.
In an interview with the daily Dziennik Gazeta Prawna, deputy Health Minister Józefa Szczurek-Żelazko presented new regulations helping non-EU physicians start working in Poland. She said such rules were in force in many EU countries.
New ventilation, one-way systems and eradicating bottlenecks are just some of the steps being taken.
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.
Polish PM's Office head Michal Dworczyk appealed to employers on Thursday to make their staff work from home when possible due to the coronavirus outbreak.
The length of work week in Poland is shortening, the Polish Economic Institute (PIE) has reported. In 2000, the average work week in Poland had 42 hours and, over the next 18 years, it has been reduced to about 39 and a half hours.
The trail hopes to revive dying professions such as brush makers and clock makers, and make the young aware of the value they bring.
In a survey by the CBOS public opinion research centre, most Poles (62 percent) said that foreigners should be free to work in Poland while 29 percent expressed the opinion that their access to the Polish labour market should be limited.
With Poland battling a labour shortage that has left firms struggling to find workers the pool of untapped labour could prove to be a serious asset.