What are the bank holidays in Poland?
One common question asked by our foreign clients when hiring new employees in Poland is about the bank holidays they need to respect. Unlike some other countries, Poland has a slightly higher number of bank holidays, for example last year in Italy there were 12 public holidays, in the USA you can find 11 bank holidays or in the UK just 10 of them. In 2023 in Poland we will have 13 bank holidays, you can find the list below also with their Polish names and dates:
|x||Date||In English||In Polish|
|1.||1st January||New Year’s Day||Nowy Rok|
|2.||6th January||Epiphany||Święto Trzech Króli|
|4.||10th April||Easter Monday||Poniedziałek Wielkanocny|
|5.||1st May||Labour Day||Święto Pracy|
|6.||3rd May||Constitution Day||Święto Konstytucji Trzeciego Maja|
|7.||28th May||Pentecost Sunday||Zielone Świątki|
|8.||8th June||Corpus Christi||Boże Ciało|
|9.||15th August||Assumption Day||Wniebowzięcie Najświętszej Maryi Panny|
|10.||1st November||All Saints’ Day||Wszystkich Świętych|
|11.||11th November||Independence Day||Święto Niepodległości|
|12.||25th December||Christmas Day||Boże Narodzenie|
|13.||26th December||2nd Day of Christmas||drugi dzień Bożego Narodzenia|
It’s important to take these holidays into consideration when offering a cooperation agreement to a Polish IT professional because a majority of them expects to have it as a holiday. If you need to employ IT professionals in Poland, we are here for you and we can suggest the best way to handle everything from the bureaucratic point of view. You can reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org We can provide you with more information and guidance, not only regarding bank holidays but also other useful information.
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