Polish employment falls less than expected, avg. gross wages up in November

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Poland’s corporate employment decreased 1.2% year-on-year to 6.318,900 in November, after a 1% fall in the previous month, figures from the Warsaw-based Central Statistical Office (GUS) showed on last week.

It was the eighth consecutive month of decreases in corporate employment, amid the pandemic crisis. On a monthly basis, employment showed no growth, after increasing 0.1% in the previous month.

In a separate statement, the statistics agency said, that the average gross wages and salaries in Poland grew 4.9% year-on-year to PLN 5,484.07 (EUR 1,237 in November. On a monthly basis, average gross wages rose 0.5% in November.

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