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Employment of foreigners – new regulation

The amendment of art. 90 of the Act on employment promotion and labour market institutions obliged the minister competent for labour to issue new executory regulations on the employment of foreigners.

The current regulations of the Minister of Labour and Social Policy on cases, in which employing foreigner on Polish territory is allowed without permission to work and on the issue of work permits for foreigners are in force until 1st May 2015.

The drafting regulations mostly duplicate current solutions, whereas persons residing in Poland without the necessity of obtaining a work permit can continue stay on the existing rules for no longer than 12 months after the entry info force of the new regulations.

According to information from the Ministry of Labour, mentioned regulations will influence on about 13 500 employers and about 40 000 foreigners.

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