As an employer it is vital that you are informed on new labour law related issues that could negatively affect your organisation. In this legal insights we explore a number of these important legal points. read more...
judgment dated 19 June 2015 entered in the case brought by Jan Rokita against
Konrad Kornatowski (former Police Commander in Chief), the Regional Court in
Warsaw allowed the claim and rendered unenforceable the 2009 judgment of the
Court of Appeal ordering Jan Rokita to make a statement of apology to Konrad
Kornatowski in Dziennik newspaper.
On 13 August 2015, the Court of Appeal in Warsaw dismissed in its
entirety an action brought by the General Inspectorate for Road Transport
against Robert Feluś and Grzegorz Jankowski for publication of a correction to
the press release entitled “Libacja inspektorów
od radarów ”. The article was published in “Fakt Gazeta Codzienna” on 27
On 26 June 2015, the Regional Court in Warsaw dismissed in its entirety
a claim filed by Katarzyna Tusk against Ringier Axel Springer Polska (RASP) represented
by Kochański Zięba Rapala & Partners Law Firm.
On 1 October
2015, the Court of Appeal in Warsaw
reversed the judgment of the Regional Court in Warsaw announced on 2 February
2015 in the case brought by Marek Falenta against Michał Wodziński (the former
editor of Fakt.pl) and dismissed the action for publication, on the fakt.pl portal,
of corrections to the following press articles: “Tak żyje kelner od afery
taśmowej” (“This Is How the Tape Scandal Waiter
Lives”), “Tak ”Król węgla” chciał obalić Tuska?” (“Is This How the ‘Coal King’
Wanted to Overthrow Tusk?”), “Węglowy król: jakie ma haki na premiera?” (“The
Coal King: What Does He Have on the Prime Minister?”), “Adwokat Falenty z
pluskwą w teczce?” (“Falenta’s Lawyer With a Bug in His Briefcase?”), “Nowa
hipoteza: Trio frustratów stoi za taśmami” (“The New Hypothesis: There’s a Trio of Frustrated People Behind
the Tapes”), “Tak mieszka król węgla od afery taśmowej” (“This Is How the Tape
Scandal Coal King Lives”).
As the modern business services market continues to experience explosive growth in Poland, it is worth keeping in mind the legal issues surrounding practices related to monitoring of employees. The line between lawful and unlawful monitoring practices is at times unclear, and issues of personal data protection also must be kept in mind.
Personal data protection generates a large number of difficulties in the day-to-day activity of service centres. This results from the complicated processes surrounding the processing of personal data in international corporations and the unique nature of the BPO/SSC industry,
but also from the restrictive requirements of Polish law regarding personal data.
New minimum wage act sets lowest hourly remuneration for workers at Euro
8.50 from 1 January 2015. This regulation will have crucial impact on
undertakings from other countries providing their services in Germany.
Foreign employers will have to comply with the new law and pay their
employees staying in Germany at least Euro 8.50 per hour.
The practice of entering into double net or triple net lease agreements has become fairly common in the modern commercial property market in Poland. This means that a significant majority of the costs of the upkeep of the leased property are shifted to the tenant.