Labor News

13 Sep 2023

A robot instead of an HR department, or AI in employment law

Does the fact that legislation directly addressing AI has yet to take effect mean that currently employers have complete discretion in this area? Absolutely not!
7 Jun 2023

An inclusive organisation works for everyone

An inclusive organisation should first and foremost consider the individual and make them feel empowered and secure.
12 Apr 2023

Latest amendments to the Labour Code

On 4 April 2023, the Act of 9 March 2023 amending the Labour Code was published. The changes will come into force after 21 days, i.e. on 26 April 2023.
15 Mar 2023

WE work together to find ambitious law students

“Kochański & Partners Master Academy” is a comprehensive project designed to help young law students mature in their career choices, develop self-awareness and improve their leadership and teamwork skills.
10 Mar 2023

(Re) Build (New) Ukraine | We stand by you!

Our thanks to the more than 150 Ukrainian companies who attended the meeting in our office or online. We stand by you!
9 Mar 2023

Completing projects in Ukraine during the first year of the war – case studies

Join us for a panel discussion where we will talk about real business case studies.
9 Jan 2023

Changes to the Labour Code – what can we expect in 2023?

2023 will bring major changes to labour law. Among other things, new regulations on remote work and preventive employee sobriety checks are to come into force.
1 Dec 2022

Remote work and sobriety testing – what changes await in the draft amendment to the Labor Code

Provisions on remote work and sobriety testing are the main thrust of the Labor Code draft amendment, to be discussed at the upcoming session of the Sejm.
9 Nov 2022

Kochański & Partners on the international runway

We are dynamically and consistently developing our international potential and partner network, actively working wherever significant developments are taking place. And we are close to those sectors that will have the greatest impact on the global and European economies in the near future.
26 Oct 2022

Piotr Kochański’s business advisory vision

Kochański & Partners is a coherent, consistently and effectively built advisory business concept of Piotr Kochański – a lawyer, entrepreneur and manager, keeping a close eye on trends and having been fiercely promoting legal talents for nearly 37 years, since he started to gain experience in building law firms.
11 Oct 2022

Practical Workshop | Whistleblowing System – Law & Technology

We’d like to invite you to a workshop addressing the legal aspects of whistleblowers and their protection, and where we will present an innovative solution which streamlines and automates the reporting process, whilst providing legal support in the field of labour law.
28 Sep 2022

Bill on employment of foreigners – it is to be easier and faster

On 13 September, a bill on the employment of foreigners was published in the list of legislative work. The draft law is currently at the stage of interdepartmental consultations and is expected to enter into force later this year. The new law is essentially based on the existing fundamental principles regarding the employment of foreigners, though it introduces a number of new solutions.
24 Aug 2022

The Work-life balance directive — Changes to the Labour Code and new rights for employees

Directive (EU) 2019/1158 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 June 2019 on work-life balance for parents and carers and repealing Council Directive 2010/18/EU, commonly referred to as the work-life balance directive, is due to be implemented into the Labour Code by the Polish government.
22 Jul 2022

We are a member of the Polish-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce, with Dr Markiyan Malskyy chairing the IT Committee

The IT Committee is a new initiative of the Polish-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce, and is chaired by Markiyan Malskyy – Head of our Ukrainian Desk. Markiyan has voiced his intent to make the Chamber a platform for cooperation between Polish and Ukrainian IT companies and associations, and in line with this we can expect a variety of meetings and industry events for members.
14 Jul 2022

Landscape resolutions – a relief for the landscape vs. property rights

Although the number of landscape resolutions nationwide remains small, an increasing number of cities are deciding to draft and enact such resolutions. While, on the one hand, there is a vital need to regulate the advertising chaos in Poland, on the other hand, the interests of advertising-related service providers should not be neglected, thus, the requests of offices, hotels, shopping malls or arcades and other businesses should be taken into account while drafting new resolutions.
20 Jun 2022

Bank guarantees in public procurement: practical problems of contracting authorities and economic operators

It is however worth mentioning that in accordance with the new act, it has become optional and fully discretionary for the contracting authority over whether to request a tender bond. The rules for the return of the tender bond have also been made more flexible.
15 Jun 2022

Hybrid event | Doing business in Poland for Ukrainian firms

During our event we will discuss how Ukrainian business can enter the Polish market, and make the most of the welcoming business environment and diversify into new markets. There are plenty of options in Poland, which are readily suited to Ukrainian businesses.
13 Mar 2022

Online training: The new face of HR. New technologies in HR

On 22 February 2022, please join us for a training session in the Digital Banking Academy series entitled “The new face of HR. New technologies in HR”.

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