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    Prime Minister: Minimum wage to increase

    “Poland’s minimum wage to rise by 15.9 per cent in January 2023, but total growth to ultimately reach 19.6 per cent after the second increase in July,” Mateusz Morawiecki, the prime minister, announced.

    From January, the minimum wage will go up to PLN 3,490 (EUR 741) from PLN 3,010 (EUR 640). The July increase will bring the wage to PLN 3,600 (765 EUR).

     

    “We want workers to earn as much as possible but at the same time we want the Polish economy to flourish and to cope as well as possible in these difficult circumstances of Covid, the war and ‘putinflation’ (inflation caused by Russian President Vladimir Putin – PAP),” Morawiecki said.

     

    The minimum hourly wage will increase to PLN 22.80 (EUR 4.84) in January 2023 and PLN 23.50 (EUR 4.99) from July. The current rate is PLN 19.70 (EUR 4.19).

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