October 17, 2021

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Coal companies will be able to get rid of the mines, and pay generous compensation to the miners

Coal companies will be able to get rid of the mines, and pay generous compensation to the miners

On Friday, Sim amended the law on the work of hard coal mines. The possibility of converting mining plants into the Mine Restructuring Corporation (SRK) has been extended until the end of 2023, and its liquidation from budget funds will be possible until 2027. In the years 2021-2027, approximately PLN 8.2 billion will be spent on restructuring the mining industry.

  • The following plants will be transferred to SRK: Jastrzębie III from JSW and Pokój from PGG, with a pool of 3.7 thousand. employees
  • Miners who leave work can count on higher wages under the so-called mining leave or one-time severance pay in the amount of PLN 120,000.
  • The spending limit from the state budget for the restructuring of the mining industry in the years 2021-2027 will amount to approximately PLN 8.2 billion.
  • More such information can be found on the home page of Onet.pl

439 deputies voted in favor of the bill, none opposed it, 10 abstained, and the bill will now go before the Senate.