Polish gov't has spent more than EUR 42.3 bln to save jobs

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Saving jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic is one of the government's main priorities, Poland's family and social policy minister said on Tuesday, according to a report by Polish news agency PAP.

To achieve that, the government has already channeled over PLN 192 billion (EUR 42.3 billion), Marlena Maląg told a press conference.

According to the country's statistics agency (GUS), in December 2020, unemployment in Poland was at the level of 6.2%. In spring 2020, the family ministry forecasted 10%. 

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