|Employee expenses||1 January – 31 December 2014||1 January – 31 December 2013|
|Wages and salaries||1,247,136||1,138,055|
|Defined contributions plans, including:||262,903||249,252|
|- third pillar pension plans, including costs of premiums to PPE incurred in the period||63,157||59,735|
|Total employee expenses||1,586,712||1,457,048|
As at 31 December 2013, PZU, PZU Życie and PZU CO had third pillar pension plans for their employees, considered defined contribution plans. Due to these plans, the employer paid additional 7% of the gross salary.
Employee expenses are disclosed under “Claims, benefits and change in technical provisions”, “Acquisition costs”, “Administrative expenses” and “Other operating expenses” of consolidated statement of profit or loss.