Poland pays out billions in bid to save jobs amid virus crisis

Interview

Photo by CatwalkPhotos / Shutterstock.com

Poland has paid out more than PLN 5 billion (EUR 1.1 bln) so far under a massive government package designed to protect jobs during the coronavirus pandemic, a government minister has said. 

Photo by CatwalkPhotos / Shutterstock.com

More than 2.8 million applications have been submitted for various forms of aid, public broadcaster Polish Radio’s IAR news agency reported.

Family, Labor and Social Policy Minister Marlena Maląg told Polish Radio that the most in-demand form of support was an exemption from paying from social security (ZUS) contributions. 

ADVERTISEMENT

Growth plans and inflation uncertainty in European companies Analysis

Growth plans and inflation uncertainty in European companies

Lawmakers postpone expanded data provision for tourism secto... Parliament

Lawmakers postpone expanded data provision for tourism secto...

MNB and Budapest Institute of Banking executive director Ger... Podcasts

MNB and Budapest Institute of Banking executive director Ger...

FINA head thanks Hungary for hosting 2022 worlds City

FINA head thanks Hungary for hosting 2022 worlds

SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL

Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.