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State budget voted by Parliament plenary

The Parliament plenary sitting, joint session of the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate, has voted on Friday the consolidated state budget for 2019, with 275 votes for, 122 against and 2 abstentions. Among the main amendments to the state ...

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5 out of 10 employers eye lay-offs

Almost 5 out of 10 employers would proceed to lay-offs, according to a survey conducted by the National Council for Small and Medium Sized Companies (CNIPMMR). The managers say they cannot pay the minimum wages increased since January 1, whereas ...

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Gov’t approves fiscal amendments, gas and energy price capping, ‘tax on greed’ by emergency ordinance

The Government adopted Friday evening the emergency ordinance on tax amendments. Finance Minister Eugen Teodorovici and Darius Vâlcov, adviser of Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă, presented the main provisions of the normative act. “A first decision is the proposal to set ...

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Minimum wage to increase as of January 1. Employees with seniority will not get RON 2,350 – Gov’t decision

The Government is to adopt on Friday the draft decision on the gross minimum wage. Although it has promised to increase the minimum wage for employees with seniority of 15 years and for those with higher education to the level ...

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FIC: No law with an economic impact should be adopted without consulting the main trade unions and employers

The Foreign Investors Council (FIC) has signaled in the past 2-3 years that its members are anticipating increasing strains on the Romanian labour market because starting with 2015-2016 our members have reported increasing problems in finding adequate workforce. “We note ...

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Businessmen Association says minimum wage increase as of November 1 is a populist, arbitrary decision

The Businessman Association in Romania (AOAR) says the wage increases in public administration, health and education, without meeting the performance criteria, have not led to an improvement of services for companies and citizens, a release on Monday reads. “AOAR has ...

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FinMin: Minimum wage might increase before January 1, 2019. Budgetary impact of the Pensions Law – RON 80bn in four years

Finance Minister Eugen Teodorovici told TVR public broadcaster on Tuesday evening that the minimum wage might be increased before January 1, 2019 up to RON 2,050. “There are chances. This analysis is under way at the Finance Ministry,” Teodorovici said ...

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Labour Minister says work is ongoing on Gov’t Decision to increase minimum wage to RON 2,050 as of January 1

Labour Minister, Lia Olguta Vasilescu, said Monday evening, for Antena 3 TV private broadcaster, that the Government is working  on a decision to increase the minimum wage to RON 2,050, as of January 1, 2019. “We are working on a ...

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Cartel Alfa trade unionists request the resignation of Fin Min Teodorovici

The Cartel Alfa trade union requests the resignation of Finance Minister, Eugen Todorovici, whose recent statements are considered as contrary to the commitments on which PSD has received the governance. The trade unionists point to the proposal to eliminate the ...

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