Employment & labor law

Public (Bank) Holidays in 2022 in Poland

Public Holidays (days off work) in Poland in 2022

Bank Holidays (Public Holidays) in Poland fall on on the following days:

  • January 1: New Years Eve / Saturday
  • January 6: Epiphany / Thursday
  • April 17: Easter / Sunday
  • April 18: Easter Monday /Monday
  • May 1: Labor Day / Sunday
  • May 3: Constitution Day May 3 / Tuesday
  • June 5: Pentecost / Sunday
  • June 16: Corpus Christi / Thursday
  • August 15: Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary / Monday
  • November 1: All Saints / Tuesday
  • 11 November: Independence Day / Friday
  • 25 December: Christmas Day 1 / Sunday
  • December 26: Christmas Day 2 / Monday

Public Holidays and working days in Poland in 2022 – summary

In 2022 in Poland we we will have:

  • 13 national days off work (Bank Holidays),
  • 251 working days,
  • 114 non-working days, i.e. public (bank) holidays and weekends.

Legal regulation of Bank (Public) Holidays days in Poland

Days off work in Poland are regulated by the Act of 18 January 1951 on non-working days (Journal of Laws 1951 No. 4 item 28)

Public Holidays in Poland on Saturday or Sunday

As per Polish Labour Law if a holiday falls on Saturday – as a rule – the employer is obliged to grant the employee another day off in the adopted settlement period.

As per Polish Labour Law if the holiday falls on a Sunday – unfortunately – the employer is no longer obliged to grant the employee another day off.

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