Termination

Terminating employment, notice periods, termination payments and rights to references.

Poland :: Unfair dismissal

If an employer infringes an employee’s statutory rights Article 55 of the Labour Code permits the employee to resign and claim payment for notice due …

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Poland :: Termination

A dismissal must be in writing, include the reason(s) for termination and include information to assist an employee challenge the decision before a labour court …

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Poland :: Severance pay

If an employer, employing at least 20 employees, dismisses an employee for reasons to do with the employer, the employee is entitled to an amount of statutory severance pay based on length of service: • one month’s remuneration if an employee’s length of service with an employer is less than two years • two months’ remuneration if it is between two and eight years • three months’ remuneration if it is more than eight years …

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Poland :: Protected employees

Those categories of worker enjoying dismissal protection include elected trade union representatives, pregnant women, women who have recently given birth, employees on parental or childcare leave, and employees taking annual vacation leave …

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Poland :: Notice periods

The minimum statutory notice period during a trial period is three working days …

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Poland :: Collective redundancy

Collective redundancies are made by companies with 20 or more employees when the number of redundancies being made within any 30-day period exceeds certain thresholds …

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