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Chief Labour Inspector Katarzyna Łażewska-Hrycko

Katarzyna Łażewska-Hrycko is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Gdańsk. She has been involved with the National Labour Inspectorate since 2000. After completing her labour inspector’s training and passing the inspector examination in 2001, she worked at the District Labour Inspectorate in Gdańsk as a labour inspector, then senior labour inspector, senior labour inspector-specialist, and finally principal labour inspector – head of the Legal Unit at the District Labour Inspector in Gdańsk. She specialises in issues related to working time and remuneration. In the course of her work, she conducted numerous complex inspections, particularly in the area of her specialisation, both at the District Labour Inspectorate in Gdańsk and – upon the Chief Labour Inspector’s request – within the territorial competence of other District Labour Inspectorates.

In April 2016, she became professionally involved with the Social Dialogue Council, where she took the position of the Director of the Social Dialogue Council’s Office.

On February 10, 2021, Katarzyna Łażewska-Hrycko was appointed by Elżbieta Witek, Speaker of the Sejm, to the office of the Chief Labour Inspector.