PRO HR April 2022
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Ukrainian citizens who are covered by the provisions of the special aid act can be employed without a PESEL number and work permit.
Covid restrictions have been relaxed as of March 28. Face masks are now mandatory only in medical facilities and pharmacies, at least until April 30.
- Break-through, though still tentative, agreement on data transfer between European Union and U.S. - maybe transfer will be easier.
The agreement, called the "Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework," provides, among other things, new rules and binding safeguards that will limit the access of U.S. intelligence to Europeans' data, taking into account the criteria of necessity and proportionality.
- An employee may be assigned to work other than that specified in the employment contract for up to 3 months in the calendar year.
The employer should employ the employee to perform the work agreed upon in the employment contract. Under certain conditions, the employer may temporarily, for a period up to 3 months in the calendar year, entrust the employee with other work than that specified in the contract.
- An employee seconded to work in Poland must undergo mandatory medical examination and OSH training unless he/she has undergone examination and training in his/her home country that meets Polish requirements.
In the event of an inspection, the State Labour Inspection Service (PIP) will request documentation to verify whether the documents presented from the seconding state are in compliance with Polish regulations.
- A request for time off for daily overtime submitted prior to payroll preparation waives the obligation to pay for it, even if the time off is granted after the payday.
The financial settlement of daily overtime should be made on the next payday.