Today, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and Minister of Health Łukasz Szumowski announced the introduction of new restrictions and bans related to the COVID-19 outbreak, including restrictions that will directly affect employers.

Employers will have to provide additional safety measures for workers, while in workplaces. Employees will have to have access to disinfectant fluids, or will be required to use gloves while performing their work. Employers will also have to provide their employees with workstations at least 1.5 metres apart.

Employers have until Thursday to comply with the new government and health ministry guidelines.