The Polish government has announced that it will increase the minimum wage by 7.5% in 2022.

Key Points:

  • Poland’s national minimum wage will increase by 210 Polish Zloty from 2,800 PLN to 3,010 PLN.
  • The equivalent hourly minimum wage will increase by 1.40 PLN from 18.30 PLN to 19.70 PLN.
  • The new minimum wage will take effect Jan. 1, 2022.

BAL Analysis: Businesses may see a slight increase in labor costs because of the new minimum wage. Employers should take the new minimum into account when planning their 2022 budgets.

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