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  1. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation of the Minister of Family, Labour and Social Policy of the 18th May 2016 to concern the Social Employment Council (Text No. 733). (Rozporzadzenie Ministra Rodziny, Pracy i Polityki Spolecznej z dnia 18 maja 2016 r. w sprawie Rady Zatrudnienia Socjalnego ) - Act on-line in Polish

    Adoption: 2016-05-18 | Date of entry into force: 2016-06-15 | POL-2016-R-103886

    The regulation defines:
    1) the procedure for submitting candidates to the members of the Social Employment Council
    2) organization and operational mode of the Council.

  2. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Action plan for the health sector response to HIV in the WHO European Region (2016-2021). - HIV Action Plan

    Adoption: 2016 | INT-2016-M-111785

  3. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act of 15th May 2015 to amend the Family Benefits Act (Text No. 995). - Act on-line in Polish

    Adoption: 2015-05-15 | Date of entry into force: 2016-01-01 | POL-2015-L-101444

    Amendments to the Act on Family Benefits: rules governing calculation of family benefits.

  4. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Regulation of the Minister of Labour and Social Policy of 19th September 2013 concerning detailed conditions for granting parental leave (Text No. 1139). (Rozporzadzenie Ministra Pracy i Polityki Spolecznej z dnia 19 wrzesnia 2013 r. w sprawie szczególowych warunków udzielania urlopu wychowawczego) - Act on-line in Polish

    Adoption: 2013-09-19 | Date of entry into force: 2013-10-01 | POL-2013-L-95249

    The regulation sets out rules for granting parental leave. A parent needs to apply at least two week prior to planned the leave, accompanied by a declaration of parent not taking parental leave, the absence of the other parent (guardian) also needs to be documented.

  5. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act of 13 June 2013 amending the Act on Family Support and Foster Care (Text No. 866). - Act on-line in Polish

    Adoption: 2013-06-13 | Date of entry into force: 2013-08-08 | POL-2013-L-95056

    Sets out the role of local authorities (powiat) in the functioning and establishment of family children's homes.

  6. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act of 12 October 2012 to amend the Act on Family benefits (Text No. 1255). - Act on-line in Polish

    Adoption: 2012-10-12 | Date of entry into force: 2013-01-01 | POL-2012-L-92257

    The amendment regulates situations when family benefits to the mother, father or custodian, are granted depending on income per person. The amount of family benefits is to be adjusted every three years.

  7. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    European Action Plan for HIV/AIDS (2012-2015).

    Adoption: 2012 | INT-2012-M-111784

    The vision for the European Region is zero new HIV infections, zero AIDS-related deaths and zero discrimination in a world in which people living with HIV are able to live long, healthy lives.

  8. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act of 3 December 2010 to implement some EU regulations concerning equal treatment (Text No. 1700). (Ustawa z dnia 3 grudnia 2010 r. o wdrożeniu niektórych przepisów Unii Europejskiej w zakresie równego traktowania) - Acts on-line in Polish Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-12-03 | Date of entry into force: 2011-01-01 | POL-2010-L-86331

    Chapter 1. General provisions
    Chapter 2. Equal treatment and its legal enforcement
    Chapter 3. Institutions responsible for tackling equal treatment violations
    Chapter 4. Amendments to existing legislation, transitional and final provisions.

  9. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of the Council of Ministers of 22 April 2008 regarding the Government Authority for Equal Treatment (Text No. 450).

    Adoption: 2008-04-22 | Date of entry into force: 2008-04-30 | POL-2008-R-80365

    Promulgates the establishment of the position of the Authority for Equal Treatment and sets the objectives and mission of the positions, and the scope of his/her duties.

  10. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act of 28 March 2008,to denounce the ILO Underground Work (Women) Convention, 1935 (No. 45) adopted in Geneva on 21 June 1935 (Text No. 418).

    Adoption: 2008-03-28 | Date of entry into force: 2008-05-12 | POL-2008-L-80359

    Denounces ILO Convention No. 45.

  11. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of May 16 2006, regarding the women and the military service (Text No. 660).

    Adoption: 2006-05-16 | Date of entry into force: 2006-06-20 | POL-2006-R-79269

    The Decree defines the categories subjected to military service, and positions available to females in the army.

  12. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation of the Council of Ministers of 3 November 2005 to suspend the Government Plenipotentiary for Equal Status of Women and Men (Text No. 1913).

    Adoption: 2005-11-03 | Date of entry into force: 2005-11-04 | POL-2005-R-80300

    The previous Regulation of 25 June 2002 establishing the Government Plenipotentiary for Equal Status of Women and Men is repealed.

  13. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act of 28 November 2003 on Family Benefits (Text No. 2255).

    Adoption: 2003-11-28 | POL-2003-L-67694

    Comprehensive legsilation on family benefits. Makes provision for eligibility criteria and payment of benefits.

    Amends and repeals numerous texts.

  14. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Proclamation of the President of the Polish Seym [Parliament] regarding the publication of the Unique Family Allowance Act of June 24 2006 (Text No. 992).

    Adoption: 2003-11-28 | Date of entry into force: 2004-05-01 | Date of partial entry into force: 2003-09-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2003-12-31 | POL-2003-L-79143

    Chapter I: General provisions
    Chapter II: Family allowance and supplement to family allowance
    Chapter IIa: Single allowance for a newly-born child
    Chapter III: Guardian allowance
    Chapter IV: Procedures for verification of family allowance
    Chapter V: Subjects to carry out family allowance duties
    Chapter VI: Procedure of granting and paying family allowances
    Chapter VII: Financing of family allowances
    Chapter VIII: Amendment in the regulations in force
    Chapter IX: Final and adjusting provisions
    Chapter X: Repealing provisions and provisions concerning entry into force

  15. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of 30 July 2002 of the Council of Ministers concerning work prohibited for women (Dz.U. 2002 nr 127 poz. 1092). (Rozporzadzenie Rady Ministrow z dnia 30 lipca 2002 r. zmieniajace rozporzadzenie w sprawie wykazu prac wzbronionych kobietom.) - Legislation on-line in Polish

    Adoption: 2002-07-30 | Date of entry into force: 2002-11-10 | POL-2002-R-63687

    Amendments regarding noise, vibrations, magnetic fields and radiation with regard to pregnant women.

  16. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation of the Council of Ministers of 25 June 2002 on Government Plenipotentiary for Equal Status of Women and Men. - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2002-06-25 | Date of entry into force: 2002-07-01 | POL-2002-R-68658

    Determines the duties of the Plenipotentiary who shall be, inter alia, in charge of making arrangements for establishing an office for counteracting discrimination based on race, ethnic origin, religion or belief, age and sexual orientation.

  17. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of 29 September 2000 of the President of the Council of Ministers to provide a model application form for determining entitlement to a single family allowance for the year 2000.

    Adoption: 2000-09-29 | POL-2000-R-58948

    Appendix contains model family allowance application forms. Implements the act of 8 September 2000 introducing a single family allowance for the year 2000.

  18. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Proclamation No. 651 of 22 May 1998 on the publication of the consolidated text of the Act of 1 December 1994 on family and nursing benefits.

    Adoption: 1998-05-22 | Date of entry into force: 1998-08-07 | POL-1998-L-52430

    Provides an up-dated and consolidated text of the Act on family and nursing benefits.

  19. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act No. 569 of 27 June 1997 to amend the Act on family and nursing benefits and other acts.

    Adoption: 1997-06-27 | Date of entry into force: 1997-09-01 | POL-1997-L-48188

    Inter alia provides that a family is entitled to a family benefit if the average monthly per capita income of the applicants family, earned during the calendar year preceding the allowance period, does not exceed a sum corresponding to 50 percent of the average monthly wage as defined by the President of the Central Statistical Office for retirement purposes for the same calendar year. The right to benefit is established for a 12 month period beginning on 1 June and ending on 31 May of the following calendar year.

  20. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations No. 728 of 14 December 1995 of the Ministry of Finance concerning specific principles of financing of family benefits.

    Adoption: 1996-12-14 | Date of entry into force: 1996-01-01 | POL-1996-R-44992

    Amendments relating inter alia to a new partition of competence in this matter.

  21. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of 10 September 1996 of the Council of Ministers concerning occupations prohibited for women.

    Adoption: 1996-09-10 | Date of entry into force: 1996-12-27 | POL-1996-R-45934

    Provides a list of occupations which are particulary burdensome for women or dangerous for their health and prohibits the employment of women in such occupations. Such occupations include, inter alia, work related to physical effort, transport of heavy objects; work in cold, hot and changing microclimates; work in noise and vibration; work under lower or higher pressure; work dangerous biological or chemical substances.

  22. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 277 of 28 May 1996 of the Council of Ministers concerning parental leave and family benefit.

    Adoption: 1996-05-28 | Date of entry into force: 1996-06-02 | POL-1996-R-45088

    Imposes upon the employers the obligation to grant parental leave to women workers. A woman worker employed for a period of at least 6 months (including period of previous employment) is entitled to a 3 year-parental leave. The leave shall be taken before the child reaches 4 years of age. Should the child's health require, the leave can be taken until the child reaches 18 months of age. The employer must not terminate the employment contract with a woman worker who has applied for parental leave. Parental leave can also be granted to the father. During maternity leave the woman worker is entitled to child-care allowances and keeps the right to health benefits for herself and her family members.

  23. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Minister of Labour and Social Policy to define model documents and other evidence required to determine entitlement to family and nursing benefits and to lay down specific procedures of payment of such benefits (Text No. 58).

    Adoption: 1995-01-31 | Date of entry into force: 1995-03-01 | POL-1995-R-40005

  24. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act on family and nursing benefits (Text No. 17).

    Adoption: 1994-12-01 | Date of entry into force: 1995-03-01 | POL-1994-L-39701

    Provides for methods of calculation, conditions of payment, qualifying periods and categories of benficiaries. Also applies to aliens with regular resident permit in Poland.

  25. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Minister of Labour and Social Policy to amend the order [of 10 April 1989] concerning family and nursing benefits (Text No. 37).

    Adoption: 1993-01-22 | Date of entry into force: 1993-02-01 | POL-1993-R-33128

  26. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Proclamation of the Minister of Labour and Social Policy to publish a consolidated reprint of the order [of17 July 1981] of the Council of Ministers concerning parental leaves (Text No. 454).

    Adoption: 1990-10-06 | Date of entry into force: 1981-07-17 | POL-1990-R-22276

  27. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Council of Ministers concerning familly benefits for children of self-employed farmers (Text No. 176).

    Adoption: 1990-04-27 | POL-1990-R-20856

  28. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Proclamation of the Minister of Labour and Social Policy to publish a consolidated reprint of the order [of 9 May 1986] of the Council of Ministers concerning familly benefits for children of self-employed farmers (Text No. 22).

    Adoption: 1989-06-19 | POL-1989-R-8892

  29. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Minister of Labour and Social Policy concerning familly and nursing allowances (Text No. 125).

    Adoption: 1989-04-10 | Date of entry into force: 1989-04-01 | POL-1989-R-8886

  30. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Council of Ministers respecting family allowances for the children of individual farmers.

    Adoption: 1986-05-09 | POL-1986-R-2578

  31. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Council of Ministers to amend the Order [of 17 July 1981] respecting leave for bringing up children.

    Adoption: 1986-03-06 | POL-1986-R-2109

    Amends ss. 6 and 7.

  32. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Minister of Labour, Wages and Social Affairs to amend the Order [of 24 Jan. 1984] respecting family and [children's] attendance allowances.

    Adoption: 1986-03-06 | POL-1986-R-2110

    Miscellaneous amendments.

  33. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Council of Ministers to amend the Order [of 17 July 1981] respecting leave for bringing up children.

    Adoption: 1984-10-01 | POL-1984-R-1068

    Amends ss. 6 and 7.

  34. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Council of Ministers to amend the Order [of 19 Jan. 1979: LS 1979 - Pol. 1] respecting the types of work prohibited to women.

    Adoption: 1984-09-05 | POL-1984-R-746

  35. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Minister of Labour, Wages and Social Affairs respecting family and [children's] attendance allowances.

    Adoption: 1984-01-23 | POL-1984-R-367

    Repeals the Order of 22 Dec. 1981 respecting family allowances.

  36. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Council of Ministers to amend the order [of 17 July 1981] respecting leave for bringing up children.

    Adoption: 1982-01-27 | POL-1982-R-10620

    Miscellaneous amendments.

  37. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Minister of Labour, Wages and Social Affairs respecting family allowances.

    Adoption: 1981-12-22 | POL-1981-R-10935

    Repeals the order of 31 May 1974 on the same subject.

  38. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Council of Ministers respecting the types of work prohibited for women.

    Adoption: 1979-01-19 | POL-1979-R-12231

  39. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Council of Ministers respecting unpaid leave for working mothers who are caring for young children.

    Adoption: 1975-11-29 | POL-1975-R-18625

    Repeals, inter alia, the Order of 14 Jan. 1972 on the same subject.

  40. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Minister of Labour, Wages and Social Affairs to amend the Order [of 31 May 1974] respecting family allowances.

    Adoption: 1975-07-31 | POL-1975-R-18618

    Miscellaneous amendments.

  41. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Council of Ministers respecting early retirement [possibility for women to retire at 55 after 30 years' service or at 60 on a reduced pension after 15 years' service: possibility for certain handicapped women to retire at 55 and men at 60].

    Adoption: 1975-03-07 | POL-1975-R-18613

  42. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Minister of Labour, Wages and Social Affairs respecting family allowances.

    Adoption: 1974-05-31 | POL-1974-R-15345

    Repeals all previous provisions on the subject.

  43. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision No. 44 of the Council of Ministers, respecting the employment promotion fund.

    Adoption: 1974-02-08 | POL-1974-R-15340

    Fund to be used to finance emergency relief schemes, cover the training expenses of the under-qualified (especially women), pay allowances and grants to jobseekers and young trainees and alleviate other cases of hardship.

  44. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Minister of Labour, Wages and Social Affairs to amend certain qualifying conditions for family allowances for children.

    Adoption: 1972-08-29 | POL-1972-R-16717

    Conditions for children continuing their education; repeals the Order of 16 Sep. 1966 on the same subject.

  45. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision No. 13 of the Council of Ministers, respecting unpaid leave for working mothers looking after small children.

    Adoption: 1972 | POL-1972-R-16713

    Repeals the Decision of 24 May 1968 on the same subject.

  46. Poland - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision No. 158 of the Council of Ministers, respecting unpaid leave for working mothers with young children.

    Adoption: 1968-05-24 | POL-1968-R-18226


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