From January 2021, the minimum wage in Poland will be PLN 2,800 gross, and the minimum hourly wage will be PLN 18.30 gross. We explain who else will benefit from this increase.
The provisions of the Act on the minimum wage stipulate that the minimum wage of an employee for the whole month worked may not be lower than the minimum wage established for a given year. In 2020, it’s a gross PLN 2600. From January 1, 2021, it will be PLN 200 gross more, i.e. 2,800 gross PLN. The hourly rate will also be higher. Currently, it amounts to a gross 17 PLN. In 2021, it will be PLN 1.30 more, ie PLN 18.30.
The minimum wage only applies to full-time workers. They do not apply to civil law contracts, ie commission or specific works contracts. Thus, the principal can complete a mandate and pay contract, for example, 1,800, 2,000 or 2,500 gross PLN, which is less than the minimum wage in our country in the new year.
An increase in the minimum wage also means an increase in other benefits. Check the details in our gallery.