Due to the coronavirus epidemic, many employers have decided to delegate employees to work remotely – both on full-time basis and in the so-called hybrid form. The issue of lack of specific regulations in the labor law defining the framework for remote work as well as for the obligations of the employees and the employers in this area was discussed by the editors of ‘Puls Biznesu’, who asked Daniel Książek, Ph.D., for his comment. The expert from our law firm referred to the draft amendment to the labor law proposed by the Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Policy, drawing attention to the fact that the proposed changes assume that remote work will be burdened with considerable formalism when it is introduced, applied and completed. In his speech, the attorney-at-law also emphasized that employers may expect complications in connection with the announcement of a long negotiation process with trade unions and the regulations on bearing of the costs and providing of the equipment that is necessary to perform the official duties of the employees in the home office mode.
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