The spread of SARS-CoV-2 has unprecedented economic consequences, both global and national. The negative effects of current events are felt by most employers. Many employers are already preparing for change, including considering layoffs and holding back on recruitment.Continue reading “Termination of the employment contract before the employee starts work”
The Polish so-called “anti-crisis shield” proposal assumes changes in a number of legislative acts, including the provisions governing the stay of foreigners on the territory of Poland. Among other things, these changes are necessary because of the limited activities of the authorities responsible for receiving and processing applications for residence permits as well as restrictions in cross-border traffic.
Among other changes, the proposal assumes an amendment to the Act on Foreigners as regards the deadline for submitting applications for residence permits.Continue reading “The “Anti-Crisis Shield” also for Foreigners”
The dangers caused by COVID-19 result in many employers unilaterally introducing measures to protect their employees from falling ill with the virus. For example, they measure their temperature before they enter the workplace or ask them to complete declarations stating where (in which country) and with whom they spent their holidays. As a result, a number of personal data is collected, including special categories of personal data (concerning health). An extraordinary situation, however, does not entitle employers to take completely arbitrary action.Continue reading “COVID-19 and GDPR, can an employer ask where you have travelled?”
Draft laws comprising the so-called anti-crisis shield have already been provided for public consultation. They are to be adopted by the government on Tuesday 24 March, and by the Sejm on Friday 27 March.Continue reading “The anti-crisis shield and securing employee jobs and incomes”