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Encyclopedia > Labour Union (Poland)
Labour Union
Leader Waldemar Witkowski
Founded June 1992
Headquarters ul. Nowogrodzka 4, 00-513 Warsaw
Official ideology/
political position
Social democracy
International affiliation Socialist International
Website http://www.uniapracy.org.pl/
Poland

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This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The Polish Senate The Senate (Senat) is the upper house of the Polish parliament. ... The Sejm building in Warsaw. ... The Council of Ministers (cabinet), or Polish government, consists of ministers, heads of departments of ministerial rank, and heads of central institutions. ... // Existing ministries Ministerstwo Finansów (Ministry of Finances) Ministerstwo Spraw Zagranicznych (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) Ministerstwo Spraw WewnÄ™trznych i Administracji (Ministry of Internal Affairs and Administration) Ministerstwo SprawiedliwoÅ›ci (Ministry of Justice) Ministerstwo Obrony Narodowej (Ministry of National Defence) Ministerstwo Rolnictwa i Rozwoju Wsi ( Ministry of Agriculture and Rural... Polish law is a legal system in Poland. ... The Supreme Court of Poland supervises the adjudication in: General courts - these are district, voivodeship, and appeal courts. ... The Constitutional Tribunal of Poland is a judicial body established to resolve disputes on the constitutionality of the activities of state institutions; its main task is to supervise the compliance of statutory law with the Constitution of the Republic of Poland. ... The State Tribunal of Poland is the judicial body, which rules on the constitutional liability of people holding the highest offices of state. ... The Supreme Administrative Court of Poland (Polish: ) is the court of last resort in administrative cases i. ... The Supreme Chamber of Control (Polish: Najwyższa Izba Kontroli, short: NIK) is one of the oldest state institutions in Poland, created under the Second Republic on February 7, 1919, barely 3 months after the restoration of Polands independence. ... The Attorney General of Poland (Polish: Prokurator Generalny) is the top prosecuting officer in Poland. ... 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Poland became a full member of NATO in March 1999, and of the European Union in May 2004. ... Over the past millennium, the territory ruled by Poland has shifted and varied greatly. ...


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The party got 7.28% of votes in the 1993 parliamentary elections, and had 41 representatives in Sejm. In 1997 it got only 4.74% of votes and not having passed the required 5% threshold, it did not get into the Sejm. In the 2001 elections, it started together with Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej and managed to get 16 members of parliament. Some of them have since left to join newly created Socjaldemokracja Polska. In may 2004 in signed an alliance with SDPL, in which both parties decided to go together to the parliamentary elections, support Marek Borowski for his fight for Polish presidency and to create a new party alter the elections. 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... The Sejm building in Warsaw. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Alliance of the Democratic Left ( Polish: Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej, SLD) is one of the main Polish social democratic political parties, established on April 15, 1999. ... Social Democracy of Poland (Socjaldemokracja Polska, SDPL) is a new leftist political party in Poland founded in April 2004 as splinter group from Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej (it should not be confused with a former party Socialdemocracy of the Republic of Poland - SdRP). ... Social Democracy of Poland (Socjaldemokracja Polska, SDPL) is a new leftist political party in Poland founded in April 2004 as splinter group from Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej (it should not be confused with a former party Socialdemocracy of the Republic of Poland - SdRP). ... Marek Stefan Borowski (b. ...

Timeline of Polish socialist/social-democratic parties after 1986
Polish Socialist Party /PPS (1987 - )
• Polish Social Democratic Union /PUS (1990 - 1992)
Social Democracy of the Republic of Poland / SdRP (1990 - 1999)
• Democratic-Social Movement /RDS (1991 - 1993)
Labour Union /UP (1992 - )
• Self-Defense (1993 - )
Alliance of the Democratic Left /SLD (1999 - )
REASON of Polish Left /RACJA PL (2002 - )
Social Democratic Party of Poland/SDPL (2004 - )
• Union of the Left /UL (2004 - )

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Socialism refers to a broad array of doctrines or political movements that envisage a socio-economic system in which property and the distribution of wealth are subject to control by the community. ... Social democracy is a political ideology emerging in the late 19th and early 20th centuries from supporters of Marxism who believed that the transition to a socialist society could be achieved through democratic evolutionary rather than revolutionary means. ... The Polish Socialist Party (Polska Partia Socjalistyczna, PPS) was one of the two most important Polish political parties from its inception in 1892 until 1948, when it merged with the Stalinist Polish Workers Party (PPR) to form the Polish United Workers Party (PZPR), the ruling party in the Peoples... Socjaldemokracja Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej was a social-democratic (post-Communist) political party in Poland created after the fall of Communism. ... Self-Defence of the Republic of Poland (Polish: Samoobrona Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej, SRP) is an agrarian political party and trade union in Poland. ... Democratic Left Alliance (Polish: Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej, SLD) is one of the main Polish social democratic political parties. ... REASON of Polish Left (RACJA Polskiej Lewicy, RACJA, RACJA PL) is a left wing anti-clerical political party in Poland. ... The Social Democratic Party of Poland (Socjaldemokracja Polska, SDPL) is a new leftist political party in Poland founded in April 2004 as a splinter group from Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej (it should not be confused with a former party Social Democracy of the Republic of Poland - SdRP). ...

Leaders

  • Waldemar Witkowski
  • Marek Pol

Members of Polish Parliament (Sejm) (2001-2005)

MP, constituency The Sejm building in Warsaw. ...

Andrzej Aumiller (born 25 June 1947, Trzcianka) is a Polish politician, MP, representing Labor Union (Poland) (Unia Pracy, UP). ... PoznaÅ„ ( ; full official name: The Capital City of PoznaÅ„, Polish: StoÅ‚eczne Miasto PoznaÅ„ (Latin: , German: , Yiddish: פּױזן Poyzn) is a city in west-central Poland with over 578,900 inhabitants (2002). ... Panorama of Katowice at night Katowice (pronunciation: [] (Czech: Katovice, German: Kattowitz) is an important city of the historical region of Upper Silesia in southern Poland on the KÅ‚odnica and Rawa rivers. ... St Andrews Church in Konin Konin is a town on the Warta river in central Poland with 82,700 inhabitants (1995). ... WrocÅ‚aw ( ; German: ; Czech: ; Latin: Wratislavia or Vratislavia) is the capital of Lower Silesia in southwestern Poland, situated on the Oder River (Odra). ... Kalisz (pronounce: [kaliʃ]) is a city in central Poland with 109,800 inhabitants (1995). ... Łódź ( ) is Polands second largest city (population 776,297 in 2004). ... Motto: none Voivodship Silesian Municipal government Rada Miejska Gliwic Mayor Zygmunt Frankiewicz Area 134,2 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 200,361 (December 31, 2004) - 1528/km² Founded City rights 1276 - Latitude Longitude 50°17 N 18°40 E Area code +48 32 Car plates SG Twin towns Bottrop, Dessau... ElblÄ…g (IPA: ; until 1946:German: ) is a city in northern Poland with 130,000 inhabitants. ... Wawel Hill, Old Town, Kraków. ... Gorzów Wielkopolski (abbrev. ... Motto: none Voivodship Lubusz Municipal government Rada Miasta Zielona Góra Mayor Bożena Ronowicz Area 58,3 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 118 730 - 2047/km² Founded City rights 13th century 1323 Latitude Longitude 51°56 N 15°30 E Area code +48 68 Car plates FZ Twin... Rybnik (pronounced: [ribnik]) is a city in southern Poland, in the Silesian Voivodship, close to the border with the Czech Republic, about 290 km south of the Polish capital Warsaw (Warszawa) and about 100 km west of Kraków, on the southern outskirts of the Upper Silesian industrial and metropolitan... St Andrews Church in Konin Konin is a town on the Warta river in central Poland with 82,700 inhabitants (1995). ... CzÄ™stochowa ( , German: ) is a city in south Poland on the Warta River with 248,894 inhabitants (2004). ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Koszalin Koszalin[] (German: Köslin [], Kashubian and Pomeranian: Kòszalëno, Latin: Scurgum) is the biggest city of Middle Pomerania in north-western Poland. ...

Important former members:

The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ... Social Democracy of Poland (Socjaldemokracja Polska, SDPL) is a new leftist political party in Poland founded in April 2004 as splinter group from Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej (it should not be confused with a former party Socialdemocracy of the Republic of Poland - SdRP). ... January 26 is the 26th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Izabela Jaruga-Nowacka (born August 23, 1950 in Gdańsk) is a Polish politician. ...

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  • Home page (in Polish)

 
 

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