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Financial Participation

The development of further employee financial participation schemes, other than those having emerged from the privatization process, is not on the agenda of either trade union representatives or employers and politicians in Poland.

The attitude of the Polish trade unions to the various workers’ financial participation schemes is often not well-defined and even contradictory. Specific interest groups and the financial sector advocate profit-sharing schemes.1

Since the mid-1990s Polish policy has targeted the privatization of state enterprises via commercial methods and finding outside investors for these enterprises.

Wilke, Maack and Partner (2014) Country reports on Financial Participation in Europe. Prepared for www.worker-participation.eu. Reports first published in 2007 and fully updated in 2014.