The most important changes of the new law on the Romanian Public Pension System are the ones regarding the way the pensions are to be calculated. According to the new law, the algorithm that is used in order to determine the pension will be changed and all existing pensions will undergo a recalculation process. However, no existing pension will be lower after the recalculation and changes on the amounts are to be made only if they are more favourable to the beneficiaries
The Supreme Court has issued a general and mandatory ruling stating that in order for an employee to be ordered to pay damages to the employer, a court should determine the amount that is to be paid. The parties cannot negotiate and insert, within the individual employment agreements, predetermined amounts
Definition and Types of Restrictive Covenants There is no legal definition given by the Romanian legislation to restrictive covenants. However, some legal provisions allow the inclusion of specific clauses in the employment agreements that can offer a guarantee of good will between the parties. Also, some legal provisions sanction directly, without the existence of any […]
Can the employer monitor, access, review the employee’s electronic communications? On objective grounds and with the use of clear internal procedures, the employer can restrict the employee’s use of Internet and social media during working hours. This restriction applies to the use of the Internet and social media on company provided platforms, including portable devices. […]
Extent of Protection Any difference, exclusion, restriction or preference based on race, nationality, ethnic origin, language, religion, social status, beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, age, handicap, non-contagious chronic disease, HIV positive status, belonging to a disadvantaged group or any other criterion, aiming to, or resulting in, a restriction or prevention of the equal recognition, use or […]
Requirements for Foreign Employees to Work In Romania, citizens of the EU or the EEA do not need a work and residence permit. Foreign citizens (who are not EU or EEA citizens) must obtain a work permit in order to perform work. The work permit is issued by the Romanian Office for Immigration. As a […]
A recent Law modified the contents of Article no. 56 of the Labour Code that contains the de jure situations in which the employment agreement is terminated. One of these situations is the termination of the agreement when the employee reaches the retirement age and has the minimum contribution period to benefit from pension rights. At this moment, the pension age is different for men and women. However women can choose to continue the employment until they reach the retirement age for men. The new form of the article also includes the possibility for both male and female employees to continue the employment by request for a period of 3 years after they reach the retirement age
Date: Wednesday 12 June 5 p.m. Central European Time (11 a.m. New York time)
Identifying key wage and hour risks confronting international retailers and strategies for compliance
- The webinar will feature a panel discussion among attorneys from United Kingdom, Canada, the United States and France with deep experience representing employers confronted with class action wage and hour cases and the myriad of issues arising from the unique scheduling demands of the retail industry as they collide with the growing push to ensure through local laws that employees receive sufficient time off and compensation.
- Jonathan Dye (Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti in Canada)
- Eric R. Magnus (Jackson Lewis in USA)
- Olivier Kress (Flichy Grangé in France)
- James Major (Clyde & Co in United Kingdom)
- Moderator: Rich Landau (Jackson Lewis in USA)
Date and time:
June 12, 2019 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm (CEST)
Even in the era of far-reaching international trade agreements and regional economic and political partnerships, the majority of laws and regulations governing the workplace are still determined by the individual countries where employees work.
Spanning 6 continents, L&E Global’s member firms are ideally situated to provide clients with pragmatic, commercial advice necessary to achieve their objectives. Our members work closely with corporate, legal, human resources departments and corporate executives across a variety of sectors and industries to address the strategic and tactical issues that arise in the workplace.
Discover the most important labour and employment rules, regulations and best practices specific to each jurisdiction, conveniently together in one place.
According to Government Decision no. 34/2019 the maximum number of working permits that are authorised to be issued in 2019 for workers outside the EU and EEC is 20.000. The maximum contingent is the largest to date, and higher than the one announced by the Labour Ministry when they made public the project for the Government Decision