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Poland: Processing Personal Data in the Context of Employment During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Polish Supervisory Authority’s Guidance On March 12, the Polish supervisory authority (the President of the UODO) issued a statement on data processing in light of the coronavirus pandemic. This statement (available in Polish here) is short on certain details and it is, therefore, of little guidance. It is silent on particular questions which have plagued … Continue Reading

COVID-19: Your Employment-related Questions Answered – Czech Republic

As the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) spreads worldwide, businesses in the Czech Republic face practical and legal employment challenges as they take measures to further the immediate goal of preventing the spread of physical infection to and within their workforces. This insight includes questions and answers on how to handle the most frequent issues faced by … Continue Reading

COVID-19: Your Employment-related Questions Answered – Slovakia

The current pandemic situation in the Slovak Republic caused by fast-spreading coronavirus disease (COVID-19) raised several challenging issues for Slovak employers. The aim of this alert is to provide answers to some of the most frequent employment law related questions that worry the employers and provide them with lead on how to handle this tense … Continue Reading

Poland: First Proposal of Support Measures Due to COVID-19

Poland’s government has announced an economic stimulus package, valued at PLN212 billion, to assist entrepreneurs and employees amid the COVID-19 crisis. The package consists of five pillars: • Employee safety • Enterprise financing • Financial system strengthening • Healthcare protection • Public investment… Continue Reading

Polish Government Announces PLN 212 Billion Package in Face of COVID-19 Crisis

Poland’s government has announced an economic stimulus package it values at PLN 212 billion to assist entrepreneurs and employees during the COVID-19 crisis.  The package consists of 5 pillars: employee safety, company financing, health protection, strengthening the financial system and a public investment program.… Continue Reading

Employees go voting in CEE – what you need to know as HR professional

Between 23 and 26 May 2019, more than 400 million European citizens will have the right to vote in the European Parliament elections. This is where the similarities between the CEE countries seem to end. Voters in the Czech Republic will be voting on 24 and 25 May 2019, in Slovak Republic on 25 May … Continue Reading

Poland: Do Changes in Occupational Health Requirements for Female Workers Concern You?

Protection of female workers continues to be a topical problem, especially in a retail sector where women account for a considerable share of the total workforce. Workers who combine their paid employment with parental functions enjoy a number of entitlements. Most of such entitlements pertain to both employed women and employed men, e.g. parental or … Continue Reading

Warsaw Seminar on December 1, 2016 − Outsourcing, Lease, Sale of Enterprise in the World of Employers and Employees

Almost every corporate or commercial transaction has a “people component.” Sometimes people are the driving force of an organization. Other times, for example, in an asset-heavy industry where contracting parties look to buy or lease assets, organizations tend (or hope) to forget about the employees of the contracting party who operate these assets. A lot … Continue Reading
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