As a Romanian law firm dealing with Labour related issues it is interesting to see the amendments to the Labour Code recently introduced by the Government. The Romanian Government last month introduced amendments to the Labour Code. Whilst these changes are not fundamental they do impact on potential employers as well as current [...]
Being an employer in any jurisdiction seems to become more complicated as time goes on. I was recently reminded of this when we were advising an international client of the Firm on employment issues in Romania. The Client wished to be fully compliant with Romanian law and practice. As it plants and offices [...]
Although Romania is going through a period of economic expansion there are still occasions where for a variety of reasons including economic reasons it is necessary for an employer to make employees redundant. This situation of redundancy is covered in the Romanian Labour Code. According to the Code, an employee maybe dismissed in the case [...]
The employee always remains the employee of the agency and does not become an employee of the client company. This means that the agency is responsible for all taxes and social security payments and deductions whilst at the same time receiving a fee from the company to whom the temporary employee was seconded.
Romania has one of the most employee friendly legal regimes in the EU. One hears about the problems in terms of restructuring and employee removal in France and Italy but Romania comes very close behind. For all employers the question of employee protection and employees rights becomes important as a company develops or needs to [...]