Leave

Information on annual leave, sick leave, maternity, paternity and parental leave, public holidays and other leave.

Poland :: Public holidays

Public holidays are defined by the Non-working days Act 1951 (Ustawa z dnia 18 stycznia 1951 o dniach wolnych od pracy) (as amended) …

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Poland :: Public holidays 2020

 January 1New Year’s Day (Wednesday)January 6Epiphany (Monday)April 12Easter (Sunday)April 13Easter Monday May 1State Holiday (Friday)May 3Constitution Day (Sunday)May 31Pentecost/Whit SundayJune 11Corpus Christi Day (Thursday)August 15Assumption Day (Saturday)November 1All Saints’ Day (Sunday)November 11  Independence Day (Wednesday)December 25Christmas Day (Friday)December 26Second Day of Christmas (Saturday)Note: These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates …

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Poland :: Public holidays 2019

 January 1New Year’s Day (Tuesday)January 6Epiphany (Sunday)April 21Easter SundayApril 22Easter Monday May 1Labour Day (Wednesday)May 3Constitution Day (Friday)June 9Pentecost/Whit SundayJune 20Corpus Christi Day (Thursday)August 15Assumption Day (Thursday)November 1All Saints’ Day (Friday)November 11  Independence Day (Monday)December 25Christmas Day (Wednesday)December 26Second Day of Christmas (Thursday)Where a public holiday falls on a day not normally worked a Polish employer must declare another day as a substitute holiday …

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Poland :: Sickness absence

Employees must notify their employer of absence due to sickness as soon as possible, and by no later than the second day of absence …

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Poland :: Other leave

The following additional paid leave may be taken: marriage (two days), paternity leave (two weeks up to 121 months since birth), death of a spouse, child, mother or father (two days), death of another close relative (one day) and marriage of a child (one day) …

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Poland :: Maternity, paternity and parental leave

Maternity leave Women are entitled to 20 weeks’ ordinary maternity leave for a single birth rising to between 31 and 37 weeks in the case of multiple births, depending on the number of children born …

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Poland :: Annual leave

Statutory annual holiday entitlement is 20 working days for full-time employees with less than 10 years of service and 26 days for those with 10 or more years of service [Article 154 Labour Code] …

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