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Poland: Termination of employment

Original authors: Mark Carley and Anna Ludwinek
Updating author: Kalina Jaroslawska


  • Employment contracts may be terminated only in certain specified ways. (See General)
  • Employees are entitled to statutory notice periods where their employment is terminated with notice. (See Notice periods)
  • There are various rules regarding how and for what reason employees may be dismissed. (See Unfair/unlawful dismissal)
  • In collective redundancy situations, redundant employees are entitled to redundancy pay. (See Redundancy rights)
  • The pay-related entitlements of employees whose employer has become insolvent are protected by the Guaranteed Employees' Benefits Fund. (See Insolvency)