Poland to Increase Minimum Wage for 2017

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By Molly Ward

Sept. 14—The monthly minimum wage in Poland is to increase to 2,000 zlotys ($519.40) from 1,850 zlotys ($480.45) Jan. 1, 2017, the Polish Official Gazette said Sept. 13 in an ordinance.

The new monthly minimum wage was originally proposed June 14 and was approved by the Council of Ministers Sept. 9.

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For More Information

The minimum wage ordinance can be found in Polish at http://dziennikustaw.gov.pl/du/2016/1456/D2016000145601.pdf.

More information on payroll issues in Poland can be found in the Poland country primer.

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