To replace an employee
– in the event of his or her justified absence from work; the employer can hire another worker under a fixed term employment contract for the period of absence.
Once a fourth fixed-term contract is signed, it is deemed that this contract has become an indefinite term contract. The employment on fixed-term contracts is limited up to 33 months.
An employment contract is concluded in writing and should be signed before an employee starts his work. In addition, an employee should be familiarized with the company’s work regulations.
All of the contract types mentioned above can be preceded by a (separate) employment contract for a trial period of no longer than three months.
Apart from the contract, written information about the basic conditions of employment must be given to the employee during the first seven days of work.
The employer social charges including pension in Poland is from 17,48 % to 20,1 % of gross salary, and the EMPLOYEE pays 13.71%. Salary for the social charges’ calculation is capped at 142.950 PLN (about 37.850 US$).