|Employee expenses||1 January – 31 December 2018||1 January – 31 December 2017 (restated)|
|Defined contribution plans, including:||743||636|
|- charges on salary||673||569|
|- 3rd pillar pension insurance, including costs of Employee Pension Plan contributions incurred in the period||70||67|
|Total employee expenses||5,109||4,258|
In 2017-2018, PZU, PZU Życie and PZU CO had third pillar pension plans for their employees, which were defined contribution plans. The employer additionally paid 7% of the gross salary amount as a contribution to these plans.
Employee expenses are recognized under “Claims and movement in technical provisions”, “Acquisition expenses”, “Administrative expenses” and “Other operating expenses” in the consolidated profit and loss account.