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Changes in the posting of workers?

Public consultations on the draft amendments to the Posting of Workers Act are in progress. The Act governs the conditions of employment of workers posted to the territory of the Republic of Poland by a foreign employer for the purpose of temporary provision of services. The changes are aimed at implementing in Polish law the amended EU Posting of Workers Directive (2018/957).

The amendment contains several significant changes concerning the obligations to be fulfilled by a foreign employer posting his personnel to Poland. First of all, it broadens the scope of minimum conditions of employment of workers posted to the territory of Poland. It also provides for new tasks of the National Labour Inspectorate related to the enforcement of statutory requirements and the flow of information between inspection authorities in EU Member States.

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Uncertainty around A1 certificates for employees on business trips

Polish employers sending workers on foreign business trips more and more often have legitimate doubts whether they should apply for an A1 certificate for such staff. This is a document required in the case of posting of workers, confirming that they are covered by the social security legislation of the given jurisdiction. The problem mainly involves how to understand the notion of “posting” as used in European rules for coordination of social security systems, which govern the issuance of A1 certificates.

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