Never before has the Polish market been full of foreigners like the previous year. As estimated by the Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Policy, 1.1 million people attended the statement – we read in the Thursday issue of the Dziennik Gazeta Prawna.
/Robert Stachnik /news reporter
As everyday suggests, it is the same as a year before, but to this number should be added those who received work permit or seasonal work permit, and there were almost 450,000 of them.
"The same work permits were issued for 40% more than in 2017. Even if not all were employed, 1.4 to 1.5 million people could come to work in Poland during the year" – informs the DGP. . "However, recent signs from the Social Security Institution show that the rising trend may be weakening" – adds the newspaper.
According to the newspaper, in January this year 558,000 enrolled in the Social Insurance Institution (ZUS) people, while in December by 11 thousand. More. "For the second consecutive month, the number of Ukrainians for whom employers pay social security contributions has fallen, this trend may be worrying, as both categories have been growing steadily, as well as evidence of the civilization of immigrant employment and its stabilization professional in Poland, "we read.
Professor Paweł Kaczmarczyk of the Center for Migration Research at the University of Warsaw, where "DGP" is quoted, says, however, that there is no indication for a change in the trend yet. "This number is a derivative of contracts concluded Until recently, a large number of Ukrainians were employed under civil law contracts, for example, in agriculture there were many contracts for specific jobs, which is strange," the newspaper explains.
More in today's edition of "Dziennik Gazeta Prawna".