Marlena Maląg, Minister of Family and Social Policy, became the new chairwoman of the Social Dialogue Council. “I would like to thank the Prime Minister for trusting me and entrusting me with this position,” Maląg wrote on social media.
The Ministry of Family and Social Policy announced in a statement that, in accordance with the Act on the Social Dialogue Council and other social dialogue institutions, the Council is headed by the Chairman of the Council, whose term of office lasts one year. “The Chairman of the Council is alternately a representative of the employees’ side, the employers’ side and the government side,” it was explained.
Marlena Maląg with a new function
Marlena Maląg was elected the new chairwoman of the Social Dialogue Council for the 2023/2024 term. The head of the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy replaced the president of the Business Center Club employers’ union, Łukasz Bernatowicz.
“Marlena Maląg – Minister of Family and Social Policy was appointed by Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki as the Chairwoman of the Social Dialogue Council for the 2023/2024 term. Therefore, on October 23, 2023, the government side took over the presidency of the Council,” we read in the press release from the Ministry of Family.
Prime Minister Morawiecki’s decision was commented on by Marlena Maląg on the website X (formerly Twitter).
“Today, I was appointed by Prime Minister @MorawieckiM as the Chairwoman of the Social Dialogue Council for the 2023/2024 term. It is an extraordinary honor and honor for me, as well as a great pleasure. I would like to thank the Prime Minister for trusting me and entrusting me with this position,” wrote the Minister of Family.
About the Social Dialogue Council
The Social Dialogue Council is a forum for trilateral cooperation whose task is to conduct dialogue in order to ensure conditions for socio-economic development and increase the competitiveness of the Polish economy and social cohesion. The Council is to act to implement the principle of social participation and solidarity in the field of employment relations.
The Council consists of representatives of representative trade unions, representative employers’ organizations and representatives of the government – members of the Council of Ministers appointed by the Prime Minister.
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