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Mgr Jakub Rumian
ORCID: 0000-0002-9482-4929
Mgr Jakub Rumian, PhD student at the Faculty of Law and Administration of Warsaw University specialising in labour law. His research interests focus on collective labour law, especially collective agreements and bargaining, and in terms of individual labour law — issues related to work time. He was trainee attorney-at-law in Warsaw Bar Association of Attorneys-at-Law, and he has successfully passed final exam.
DOI: 10.33226/0032-6186.2021.6.1
JEL: K31

The article presents the situation of company-level collective agreements in relation to collective bargaining in general. It focuses on normative and statistical aspects, presenting the numbers of concluded and binding agreements, as well as attempting to assess the approximate number of employees and other persons covered by collective agreements (including the situation in particular provinces). This is a starting point for the assessment of the potential and the actual role collective agreements play in shaping the employment conditions, especially when facing the complete collapse of multi-establishment collective agreements. The presented data is the result of a study conducted at Regional Labour Inspectorates and of analyses and reports conducted by the General Labour Inspectorate.

Keywords: company-level collective agreements; multi-establishment; social dialogue; coverage of employees by collective agreements; employment conditions; binding collective agreements; crisis

Mgr Jakub Rumian, PhD student at the Faculty of Law and Administration of Warsaw University specialising in labour law. His research interests focus on collective labour law, especially collective agreements and bargaining, and in terms of individual labour law — issues related to work time. He was trainee attorney-at-law in Warsaw Bar Association of Attorneys-at-Law, and he has successfully passed final exam.