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Dr Małgorzata Mędrala
ORCID: 0000-0002-0068-2975
Dr Małgorzata Mędrala, assistant professor at the Department of Public Economic Law and Labour Law at the Cracow University of Economics; her research interests include individual labour law, relations between labour law and social policy, procedural aspects of labour law, as well as the protection of personal data; also works as an attorney-at law.  
DOI: 10.33226/0032-6186.2021.6.5
JEL: K31

The Author of the following article presents the topic of employee's reduced working hours' impact (on the basis of collective agreements and other solutions in anticrisis shield) on social allowances. She analyses the introduced COVID's regulation to minimize its losses for people performing parental and tutelary roles. The Author also casts in doubt the sense of the continuation of maintaining the current wording of article 40 of the Act on social allowances.

Keywords: reduced working hours; collective agreements; anti-crisis shield; maternity allowance; sickness allowance

Dr Małgorzata Mędrala, assistant professor at the Department of Public Economic Law and Labour Law at the Cracow University of Economics; her research interests include individual labour law, relations between labour law and social policy, procedural aspects of labour law, as well as the protection of personal data; also works as an attorney-at law.