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Employers face tighter timeframe for legalising Ukrainian workers


A bill amending the Act on Assistance to Ukrainian Citizens dated 12 March 2022 proposes shortening the deadline for companies employing Ukrainians to notify about it a district labour office from 14 to 7 days. The Ministry of Interior and Administration claims the previous timeframe was misused, as revealed by inspections. However, the proposed change has employers concerned. The shortened deadline for submitting the notification is seen as tight, especially considering the potential consequences of non-compliance. Failing to submit the notification on time means the employment is considered illegal. This can result in fines up to PLN 30,000 for the first offence, and potentially losing the ability to obtain future work permits in repeat cases – Karolina Schiffter comments for Dziennik Gazeta Prawna.

Full article in Polish avialible: here.