Contracts in Poland

Overview by

The Active Population in Figures

Main Indicators 3rd quarter 2007
Labor Force 15 432 000
Labor Force (Annual Growth, %) 3.50
Rate of Activity (%) 54.1
Unemployment Rate (%) 9.0


Employed Persons, by Occupation (% of Total Labor Force) 2007
Agriculture 15.1%
Mining Industry 1.6%
Industrial Production 20.8%
Construction 6.7%
Commerce 15.0%
Transport and communications 6.0%
Public Administration 6.0%
Real Estate 6.0%
Education 7.5%
Health 5.8%
Energy, gas and water 1.4%
Hotels & restaurants 1.9%
Financial intermediaries 2.4%
Social sector 3.5%


For Further Statistics
Office of statistics GUS

Management of Human Resources


The Contract

Type of Contract
Legal measures govern work contracts; collective agreements and individual negotiation complete them, but to a lesser extent.
The formality of work contracts and the conditions of hiring and dismissal are extremely rigid.

Social Partners

Social Dialogue and Involvement of Social Partners
There are a few unions: the free independent union of Poland (NSZZ), the alliance of all Polish unions (OPZZ) and the Polish union of teachers (ZNP).
Regulation Bodies
Ministry of labor and social policy

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