Currently, there are works in progress to amend the Act of 10 June 2016 on the posting of workers in the framework of provision of services aimed at implementing Directive 2018/957 of the European Parliament and of the European Council (EU) of 28 June 2018 amending Directive 96/71/EC concerning the posting of workers in the framework of provision of services (Official Journal of the EU L 173 of 9 July 2018).
The provisions of the amendment to the Polish Act concern employees posted to the territory of Poland and they are to enter into force on 30 July 2020.
Posting of workers – key changes
The draft of the Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Policy (MRPiPS) on posted workers includes, inter alia, the following points:
Posting of workers – National Labour Inspectorate (PIP) entitlements
The draft also modifies, among other things, the tasks and powers of control of the National Labour Inspectorate:
Furthermore, the definition of an employer posting an employee has been extended to cover temporary employment agencies and employment agencies.
The amendment also provides for other changes related to the implementation of the Directive in accordance with the proposals submitted by the National Labour Inspectorate, inter alia: change in the Tax Ordinance in order to enable PIP to obtain from tax authorities information necessary to carry out the tasks imposed on the National Labour Inspectorate by the aforementioned Act.
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