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All the Romanian employers are obliged to initiate collective bargaining starting on Monday, November 20

17.11.2017

By the Government Emergency Ordinance no. 79/2017, the Romanian Government implemented the measure of transferring most social contributions from the employers to the employees. Thus, starting 1st of January 2018, the number of social contributions will drop from 6 to 3, their total value will…

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Negocieri colective pentru toți angajatorii din România, începând de luni, 20 noiembrie 2017

17.11.2017

Conform Ordonanței de urgență a Guvernului nr. 82/2017 privind modificarea și completarea unor acte normative, toți angajatorii sunt obligați să inițieze, în perioada 20 noiembrie – 20 decembrie 2017, negocieri colective, „pentru punerea în aplicare a prevederilor OUG 79/2017”. Guvernul a transferat către angajatori și…

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Minimum wage in the EU, January 2017

14.02.2017

According to Eurostat (http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/statistics-explained/index.php/Minimum_wage_statistics), in January 2017, 22 out of the 28 EU Member States had a national minimum wage. The exceptions were Denmark, Italy, Cyprus, Austria, Finland and Sweden.   Ten Member States had minimum wages below €500 per month: Bulgaria (€235), Romania (€275),…

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New forms of employment. Strategic employee sharing.

1.12.2016

A new Eurofound report (Eurofound (2016), New forms of employment: Developing the potential of strategic employee sharing, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg scrutinizes one of the new forms of employment – strategic employee sharing. Employee sharing means that an individual worker is jointly…

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Trade unions. A European overview

1.11.2016

Levels of union density vary widely across the 28 EU states, from around 70% in Finland, Sweden and Denmark to 8% in Francei. The average level of union membership across the whole of the European Union, weighted by the numbers employed in the different member…

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