ANNOUNCEMENT 29 Jan 2009In January 2009, the government of Poland announced a change for the labour market access of foreign workers.
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Gazette nr 16 pos. 85, Act from 29.1.2009 (in Polish):
On 29 January 2009, thePolish Ministry of Labour and Social Policy announced the partialabolition of specific requirements for issuing work permits forforeigners. The abolition which will come into force on 1 February 2009 mostly speeds up the process of obtaining the work permit.
The easing concerns foreigners who are:
Based on the enumerationabove, the countries affected are mostly neighbouring countries whichare not part of the EEA, i.e. Ukraine, Belarus and Russia, as well as countries the EU has signed agreements on the mobility partnership with: Moldova, Cape Verde, Georgia and Armenia.