The freedom to provide services entails the right of traders to provide services in another Member State. This can consist in self-service by a self-employed person or on temporary assignment of employees. The principle of free movement of workers provides protection against discrimination in terms of employment, remuneration and other conditions of work and employment compared to nationals of that Member State.
Foreigners outside the European Union will be able to obtain a temporary residence permit in Poland as part of an intra-corporate transfer from another country.
Companies learn to cope with employees of different sexes, nationalities and ages. Diversity – specific “multi-cult” in human resources policy – can be a cure for labour market problems – according to experts.
Poland is constantly increasing the attractiveness of the labour market in the European Union arena, which raises growing interest of Western neighbours. Over 21,000 foreigners from the West work legally in Poland – that’s 30% more than in 2014. Some young Frenchmen, Spaniards, Italians and Portuguese even admit that they live better than in their homeland.
More than 100 thousand people applied for residence permits in Poland this year. For comparison, in the whole year 2015, 108 thousand applications were submitted.In a comparable period – in the first seven months of 2016, applications for residence permits were made by 73,000 immigrants, and in the same period in 2015 by 55,000.
The statistics of Belarusian foreign travels in search of work are changing. A few years ago, most people were going to work in Russia. Now, more and more often they are going to Poland.
Poland is becoming an increasingly attractive country not only for our neighbors from behind our eastern border, but also for foreigners from distant states.
Voivods will receive an additional PLN 42 million to improve the service of foreigners who want to legalize their stay in Poland and obtain a work permit. The number of cases with which foreigners turn to voivodeship offices is constantly increasing. Polish Office for Foreigners informs that in the first half of 2017 applications for residence permits in Poland were submitted by nearly 90 thousand foreigners. That’s 42 percent more people than in the corresponding period of 2016 and 87% more than in 2015.
This time, the liberalization of the regulations in obtaining visa to Poland concerns Ukrainian citizens. More than 2300 foreigners who crossed the Polish border over the last 24 hours have benefited from liberalized visa regulations. On the 11th of June the visa requirement for citizens travelling to the European Union has been lifted. They can enter the Schengen zone without a visa for 90 days – within half a year – for business, tourist or family purposes.