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Remote worker sobriety checks: can your boss call the police?


A recent amendment to the Labour Code clarified the rules for checking employee sobriety. These rules apply to remote workers as well, but with some crucial differences due to the nature of remote work. The key factor is the remote employee’s location. Employers cannot freely enter private spaces like an employee’s home or hotel room to conduct sobriety checks. However, if the employee is working in a public place, the Labour Code applies directly. In such situations, the employer can administer a breathalyzer test and, at the employee’s request, call the police for a verification test. – Łukasz Chruściel comments for Rzeczpospolita.

Full article in Polish avialible: here.