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Original name: Ustawa o promocji zatrudnienia i instytucjach rynku pracy.
Name: Act of 20 April 2004 on promotion of employment and on labour market institutions (Text No. 1001).
Country: Poland
Subject(s): Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2004-04-20
Entry into force:
Published on: Dziennik Ustaw, 2003-04-20, No. 99, pp.6814-6866 (INFORM - P60610)
ISN: POL-2004-L-68870
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=68870&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Dziennik Ustaw, 2003-04-20, No. 99, pp.6814-6866 (INFORM - P60610)
English translation (excerpts) English translation (excerpts) Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency, Translation by TEPIS Publishing House, Warsaw, Poland PDF PDF (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2010-03-22)
Act on-line in Polish Act on-line in Polish Internetowy System Aktów Prawnych [Internet System of Legal Acts], Sejm RP, Poland PDF Act as amended to June 2018 PDF Act as amended to June 2018 (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2018-02-08)
Abstract/Citation: Chapter 1. General provisions
The Act determines the tasks of the State with regard to promotion of employment, alleviation of effects of unemployment and professional "activation". The above mentioned tasks shall be realized by the labour market institutions in order to:

- ensure full and productive employment,
- develop human ressources,
- attain a high quality of work,
- reinforce social integration and solidarity.

Chapter 2. Labour market policy
Chapter 3. Labour market institutions: public employment services, "volunteer labour corps" (concerns young people), employment agencies, training institutions, social dialogue institutions, institutions of local partnership
Chapter 4. Public employment services
Chapter 5. "Volunteer labour corps"
Chapter 6. Employment agencies
Chapter 7. Training institutions
Chapter 8. Social dialogue and partnership in the labour market
Chapter 9. Registration of unemployed persons and persons seeking employment and forms of support
Chapter 10. Labour market services
Chapter 11. Labour market instruments
Chapter 12. Benefits to dismissed farmers
Chapter 13. Aid to local and regional labour markets - Instruments on human ressources
Chapter 15. Unemployment benefits
Chapter 16. Polish citizens working for foreign employers and work of foreigners in Poland
Chapter 17. Employees of public employment
Chapter 18. Labour Fund
Chapter 19. Supervision and control
Chapter 20. Responsibility in case of violation of this Act
Chapter 21. Amendments (numerous acts amended)
Chapter 22. Transitory provisions
Chapter 23. Final provisions
Repealed text(s):
Amending text(s):
Implementing text(s):

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