A legislative proposal was put forth in the Romanian Senate (one of the two Chambers of the Romanian Parliament) to assist young people, ages 16 – 29 years old, with obtaining their first job. The initiators of the law have recommended benefits for employers that hire young people. Such employers will receive, from the Unemployment […]
Recently, the Romanian Constitutional Court has declared unconstitutional one case of suspension of the individual employment contract on the employer’s initiative. Consequently, this case of suspension is repealed from the Romanian Labor Code. (RCC Decision no. 279/2015 published in the first part of the Official Gazette, no. 431 from 17th June 2015). Until now, the […]
Civil Decision no. 601/A/26th February 2015 of the Bucharest Court of Appeal, 7th Section, regarding the notice period in case of dismissals for reasons unrelated to the person of the employee and how this notice period will be calculated. In respect to the provisions of art. 75 from the Romanian Labor Code, the employee dismissed […]
On the 10th of September 2014 a Committee of 15 people representing the Citizen`s Initiative on modifying the Labour Code registered a Request of modification of the law at the Romanian Senate. This is one of the few such situations in our legislative procedure in which citizens can bring amendments to the law, especially after […]
Recently, the Romanian Labour Code was amended with the Law no. 97/2015 which modifies the art. 137 par (1). Therefore, the weekly rest matter has been clarified. Before the over written amendment, the law stated that the weekly rest period to which every employee is entitled is granted in two consecutive days, ordinarily Saturday and […]
Recent case law on the matter of the dissolution of the employee’s position states that the requirement of the real cause involves the objective nature of the dissolution of the position and the serious cause requirement implies, on one hand, the existence of serious and thorough studies on improvement of the employer’s activity, and on […]
For employers with operations in multiple jurisdictions, litigation over disputes related to employment matters is a very real concern, which applies to every sector of industry, in every region of the world. This comprehensive publication includes contributions from 18 L&E Global firms and will be a valuable resource for all HR professionals.
The European Union’s Youth Employment Initiative 2013 (YEI), launched to address the occupational challenges of young adults, is moving forward. The YEI is designed to allow the Member States to improve their policies by providing additional funding to fight youth unemployment, which has risen to unprecedented levels – the unemployment rates for young people in […]
The European Commission recently presented a new initiative to better protect over 217 million workers in the EU from work-related accidents and diseases. The Strategic Framework on Health and Safety at Work 2014-2020 identifies key challenges and strategic objectives for health and safety at work, presents fundamental actions and identifies crucial instruments to address these […]
L&E Global’s Global Employment Law Highlights Spring 2014 report covers the latest trends in employment law throughout the world. L&E Global remains committed to offering our clients, HR professionals and academics the most comprehensive legal insight from around the world, now and in the future.