It will be easier to employ Ukrainian citizens escaping the war. The Sejm has adopted a special Act simplifying the procedures for employing refugees and granting them the right to work and professional career counselling.
The new regulations are intended to help Polish employers hire Ukrainian refugees escaping the war, who are staying in Poland legally. The most important solutions include:
The notification of job assignment should include:
The abovementioned data, after being sent to the poviat labour office, will be made available to institutions such as ZUS, KRUS, PIP and Border Guard.
Apart from the provisions facilitating the employment of refugees, what matters are the solutions allowing Ukrainian citizens to:
Moreover, Ukrainian citizens escaping the war who came directly from Ukraine and declared an intention to stay in Poland are entitled to legal residence for a period of 18 months, with the possibility of a subsequent extension for another 3 years on the basis of a decision issued individually.
The solutions adopted by the government are to enter into force on the date of their announcement in the Official Journal and will apply retroactively with effect from 24 February 2022.
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