Public Employment Services Worker’s Day in Poland Date in the current year: January 27, 2018

Public Employment Services Worker’s Day in Poland Public Employment Services Worker’s Day (Dzień Pracownika Publicznych Służb Zatrudnienia) is a Polish professional holiday declared by statute. It is observed annually on January 27. As a statutory holiday, it is normally a working day unless falling on a weekend.

Public Employment Services Worker’s Day in Poland was established as part of the amendments to the Act on Employment Promotion and Labour Market Institutions, adopted on December 16, 2010. The holiday is observed on January 27, because on this day in 1919, Chief of State Józef Piłsudski signed the Decree on the Organization of State Employment and Care Services for Refugees. So Public Employment Services Worker’s Day commemorates the creation of Poland’s employment services.

Employment issues in Poland are administered by the Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Policy of the Republic of Poland. It was formed from the short-lived Ministry of Social Affairs and acquired employment authority from the Ministry of Economy. The Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Policy has the competences in the fields of employment and combating unemployment, labor relations and conditions, and trade union relations.

Employment offices (urzędy pracy) are responsible for providing public employment services. Their responsibilities include researching and analyzing the labor market, providing information to the unemployed, and cooperating with private employment agencies that provide services to job seekers.

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Professional Days

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Poland

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