PRO HR June 2022


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An employer may enter into a written non-compete agreement applicable after termination of employment with an employee who has access to particularly important information, the disclosure of which could expose the employer to harm. 

An employer has an obligation to prevent unequal treatment and discrimination in employment. Hence it cannot erase the candidates' data immediately after the recruitment is over.

Under the proposed regulations, an employer will be able to enter into a remote work agreement with an employee electronically, including by email, without the need for a qualified electronic signature. 

Poland has time to implement the directive on transparent and predictable working conditions until 1 August 2022. The draft amendments to the Labour Code in this regard provide for a number of new employee rights. 

One of the key changes is the reduction of the basic personal income tax rate from 17 to 12 percent. It will lower the tax-reducing amount to PLN 3,600 per annum. 


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