Pomeranian Employers” has been operating since 1991, being one of the first Polish employer’s organizations to be legitimized by the Polish Employers’ Organization Act of 23 May 1991.

We were formerly known as the Gdansk Employers’ Association between 1991 and 2010.

“Pomeranian Employers” organization is a member of the Polish Confederation Lewiatan, established for the nation-wide representation of Polish employers within the European Union. The representative organization status of Polish Conferederation Lewiatan legitimizes its role as a statutory partner in effective social dialogue.

Our representatives embody Pomeranian entrepreneurs within the public administration and the local government. They can also significantly influence the changes in the law. We are the creators of various standpoints, opinions, reports and strategies concerning the national and the local economic development.

Our members can participate in many worthwhile meetings with domestic and European politicians, and also with business, cultural and scientific representatives. We cooperate with all of the companies-dedicated supervisory bodies.

Pomeranian Voivodeship is one of the most dynamically developing regions in Central and Eastern Europe.

Pomeranian Voivodeship is one of the sixteen provinces in Poland, situated in the north of the republic bordering the shore of the Baltic Sea. The province is home to the Tricity agglomeration (Polish: Trójmiasto), a string of closely-connected coastal cities that include the provincial capital Gdańsk, the holiday center Sopot, and the port city Gdynia.

Apart from our main office located in Gdańsk, Al. Zwycięstwa 24 Street, our presence expands on the Pomeranian Voivodship through 22 branch offices managed by qualified chairmen’s where entrepreneurs can cooperate for their common cause.

“Pomeranian Employers” structure consists of 14 sections dedicated to specific industries, 6 forums and 3 communication platforms. Many of them were the birthplace of various successful initiatives.

organizational structure

Zbigniew Canowiecki

President of the “Pomeranian Employers”

Graduate of the Gdańsk University of Technology, Doctor of Economics at the University of Gdańsk. From to 1981 to 2007 Zbigniew Canowiecki hold both the Chairman of the Board and Director Office in the Centrostal S.A. Over the years he performed various business functions. A laureate of many business plebiscites and contests, owner of the Officer’s Cross of The Order of Polonia Restituta and various regional and department decorations.

President represents “Pomeranian Employers” towards self-governments and public authorities. He performs honorary duties and various supportive functions that are specified in the statute. Zbigniew Canowiecki coordinates and shall chair the meetings of the “Pomeranian Employers” Council. Upon motion of the Management Boards, President represents organization amongst trade unions, external commissions, institutions, teams and councils.

Management Board

2016 - 2019 cadence

Jerzy Jerkiewicz
Chairman of the Board
Szymon Faliszewski
Vice-Chairman
Tomasz Balcerowski
Vice-Chairman
Wojciech Szczepański
Vice-Chairman
Lidia Kołdubańska
Vice-Chairman
Tomasz Limon
Member of the Board
Andrzej Pastuszka
Vice-Chairman
Julian Zieliński
Treasurer
Maciej Grabski
Vice-Chairman

company support

We respond to entrepreneurs notifications and needs, creating standpoints, interventions and pleas to higher authorities when the law and specific regulations works to their disadvantage.

social dialogue development

We treat our members equally, believing that the interpersonal communication is defined by the dialogue. Our organization serves as a partner in social dialogue with trade unions, government administration and self-government.

corporate social responsibility

We promote and award the best entrepreneurs through special business prizes, especially the exemplary corporate social responsibility implementers. The “Pomeranian Employer of the Year” prize is our essential annual award.

a rich offer for companies' members

Our members can participate in many worthwhile meetings with domestic and European politicians, and also with business, cultural and scientific representatives. We encourage the integration in the local business environment through ceremonial galas, networking meetings, sports and recreation events.

business platforms kickstart

Our members can freely use our conference facilities. We encourage the representatives of our companies to establish business relations through our organization.

domestic and regional economic development

We take a stand in the bottom line economic as well as the social matters which are related to our region, whilst representing Pomeranian companies from all industries, regardless of the ownership and the size of the company.

have an influence on the legislation and the development of strategies

Our representatives embody Pomeranian entrepreneurs within the public administration and the local government. They can also significantly influence the changes in the law. They are strongly committed on the works of Voivodship Social Dialogue Commission, District Employment Councils and Voivodship Employment Councils, as well as Monitoring and Operational Programs’ Steering Committees.

adjust the education system to the job market demands

Our representatives participate in the process of the proper adjustments required on the job market demand, consider the necessity of making the right need analysis and discuss the different issues of the related expectations.

international cooperation

Our organization supports entrepreneurs on their search for highly valuable and international business partners. They can count on our support for their sales activities all across the globe, e.g. Europe, Asia, America and Africa. Each Year “Pomeranian Employers” representative takes active part in the Annual International Labor Conference held in Geneva, Switzerland. It is a crucial event for international labor organization states. “Pomeranian Employers” is a founder member of the “Pomorskie in the European Union” Association located in Brussels, Belgium. Association is designed to integrate Pomeranian Voivodship self-government, universities and institutions in the process of creating a unified promotional strategy for our region.

our mission

company support

We respond to entrepreneurs notifications and needs, creating standpoints, interventions and pleas to higher authorities when the law and specific regulations works to their disadvantage.

social dialogue development

We treat our members equally, believing that the interpersonal communication is defined by the dialogue. Our organization serves as a partner in social dialogue with trade unions, government administration and self-government.

corporate social responsibility

We promote and award the best entrepreneurs through special business prizes, especially the exemplary corporate social responsibility implementers. The “Pomeranian Employer of the Year” prize is our essential annual award.

a rich offer for companies' members

Our members can participate in many worthwhile meetings with domestic and European politicians, and also with business, cultural and scientific representatives. We encourage the integration in the local business environment through ceremonial galas, networking meetings, sports and recreation events.

business platforms kickstart

Our members can freely use our conference facilities. We encourage the representatives of our companies to establish business relations through our organization.

domestic and regional economic development

We take a stand in the bottom line economic as well as the social matters which are related to our region, whilst representing Pomeranian companies from all industries, regardless of the ownership and the size of the company.

have an influence on the legislation and the development of strategies

Our representatives embody Pomeranian entrepreneurs within the public administration and the local government. They can also significantly influence the changes in the law. They are strongly committed on the works of Voivodship Social Dialogue Commission, District Employment Councils and Voivodship Employment Councils, as well as Monitoring and Operational Programs’ Steering Committees.

adjust the education system to the job market demands

Our representatives participate in the process of the proper adjustments required on the job market demand, consider the necessity of making the right need analysis and discuss the different issues of the related expectations.

international cooperation

Our organization supports entrepreneurs on their search for highly valuable and international business partners. They can count on our support for their sales activities all across the globe, e.g. Europe, Asia, America and Africa. Each Year “Pomeranian Employers” representative takes active part in the Annual International Labor Conference held in Geneva, Switzerland. It is a crucial event for international labor organization states. “Pomeranian Employers” is a founder member of the “Pomorskie in the European Union” Association located in Brussels, Belgium. Association is designed to integrate Pomeranian Voivodship self-government, universities and institutions in the process of creating a unified promotional strategy for our region.

Our organization goes vastly beyond the idea of a standard employer’s association. Amongst our members are also universities, technical institutes, vocational education centers, research centers, nongovernmental organizations, cultural facilities, sport centers, medical facilities and more. Our invitation extends to no limit.

MEMBERSHIP GROWTH

MEMBERSHIP STRUCTURE

Tomasz Limon /
Managing Director
tel. (58) 340 08 91 fax (58) 340 08 94 / mobile: 664 994 001
e-mail: t.limon@pracodawcypomorza.pl

"Pomeranian Employers" Bureau

biuro@pracodawcypomorza.pl

Michał Maksymiuk /
Deputy Managing Director
tel. (58) 340 08 92 fax (58) 340 08 94 / mobile: 602 194 289
e-mail: m.maksymiuk@pracodawcypomorza.pl