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Poland: Employment law implications of the new trade secrets law


Poland has introduced new rules on the definition and disclosure of trade secrets. This article sets out the main points for employers to consider. New regulations on trade secrets have been in force in Poland since 4 September 2018. This entails several important changes for employers. The previous regulation that limited former employees’ non-disclosure obligations to three years from termination of employment is gone. This obligation is now unlimited in time and applies in the...

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Poland: new flexible working rights for parents of disabled children

Employees who are parents of disabled children or children who have special educational needs will now have the right to request flexible working time, and in some circumstances, remote working arrangements under a recent amendment to the Polish Labour Code. Ganzen Artikel lesen


Poland: trade union protection extended to contractors

New legislation means that workers in Poland employed using more flexible, task-based ‘civil law contracts’ will be entitled to join or form trade unions and to benefit from protection previously reserved for trade union members. Ganzen Artikel lesen


Poland – Financial industry employers can inquire about criminal records

New regulations came into force in Poland on 27 June allowing companies in the financial sector to enquire about the criminal record of their employees and candidates and to act on the information received. Ganzen Artikel lesen

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EURO 2016 and employment law in Poland

The UEFA European Championship 2016 is taking place in France from 10th June until 10th July. It will be a special and exciting month for keen fans. Many of them, for sure would like to follow matches of their teams, even in the workplace. It means that employers have to cope with specific matters which arise during such tournament. The main issues affecting both employees and employers concern working time, vacation time, consumption of alcohol at work, social media use and fan clothing at work. Ganzen Artikel lesen