Employee - party to the employment relationship, a person employed under an employment contract, appointment, election, appointment or a cooperative employment contract. An employee may be a person over 18 years of age. In the case of employing a person over the age of 16 and who is under 18, the provisions of section 9 of the Labor Code shall apply. Employment of young people.

Employee Responsibilities

The employee is primarily obliged to perform his duties conscientiously and carefully and to follow the instructions of his superiors.

The provisions of the labor law oblige the employee in particular to:

  • compliance with working time,

  • compliance with the work regulations,

  • compliance with the provisions and rules of occupational health and safety, as well as fire regulations,

  • caring for the welfare of the workplace, protecting its property and keeping secret information, the disclosure of which could expose the employer to damage;

  • compliance with the principles of social coexistence in the workplace.

Employee rights

Employees have equal rights to fulfill the same duties in the same way; this applies in particular to the equal treatment of men and women in employment.

The employee has the right to:

  • respect for dignity,

  • fair remuneration for work,

  • for rest, which is provided for in the regulations on working time, non-working days and holidays,

  • the right to safe and hygienic working conditions,

  • meeting the living, social and cultural needs,

  • raising professional qualifications

  • creating and joining organizations aimed at its legal protection.