Emergency Government Ordinance No. 117/2021 modifies the Labour Code and introduces the new notion of “under-declared” employment, a new form of undeclared employment, and new rules on how employers can compensate overtime with paid time off. The ordinance also introduces new administrative fines. According to the Emergency Government Ordinance, a new form of undeclared employment […]
According to Government Decision No. 1071/2021, from January 2022 the new minimum wage guaranteed in payment will be RON 2.550. The new level for the general gross minimum wage for a full-time employee was set by the Government at 2.550 RON (approximately Euro 515) starting 1 January 2022. Government Decision No. 1071/2021 does not include […]
In the past month, there have been several labour and employment law developments, chief among them: i) new rules on using electronic signatures for employment documents; and ii) the government reduces the number of mandatory employment documents needed for small companies. New Rules on Using Electronic Signatures for Employment Documents The Romania Government has issued […]
The new level for the general gross minimum wage for a full time employee was set by the Government at 2.300 RON (approximately Euro 472). For positions that require higher education the level for the gross minimum wage for a full time employee that fulfills the condition of having the higher education will remain the […]
The state of alert was extended by the Government for an additional 30 days starting 13 January under similar conditions as previously established. Restriction of movement between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. is still in place nationwide.
According to Government Decision no. 1133/2020 the maximum number of working permits that are authorized to be issued in 2021 for workers outside the EU and EEC is 25.000. The maximum contingent is lower than the one approved for last year
The state of alert was extended by the Government for an additional 30 days starting 14 December under similar conditions as previously established. Restriction of movement between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. is still in place nationwide. A number of cities are under quarantine under stricter rules.
The state of alert was extended by the Government for an additional 30 days starting November 14th. Given the general rise in number of confirmed Covid cases and the prevalence of cases in specific geographical areas, under this state of alert the restrictions are to be imposed based on the number of confirmed cases in the last 14 days. A mild nationwide lockdown is in place and people’s movement is restricted during the night
Law no. 213/2020 modified the Romanian Labour Code by including professional third parties in the development of the labour relationship. Specialists in labour law and human resources can now assist both the employer and the employee during the individual negotiation, can be designated to conduct disciplinary inquiries on behalf of the employer and can act as a mediator in case of individual conflict
Usually recordings can be used in civil court cases only if both parties are aware that the conversation is being recorded and agree to it. During a recent meeting held by the National Institute of Magistrates, specialized employment judges decided that in employment related cases recordings of conversations between employees and employers (or employers representatives) can exceptionally be used as prove.