Factsheet for case RO-2020-14/1190 – measures in Romania
|Country||Romania , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Open ended, started on 31 March 2020|
|Type||Other initiatives or policies|
Protection of workers, adaptation of workplace
– Changes of working hours or work arrangements
|Author||Victoria Stoiciu (European Institute of Romania) and Eurofound|
|Case created||27 September 2020 (updated 05 February 2021)|
In the context of COVID-19 pandemic, the Council of Banking Employers of Romania and the Federation Banking and Insurance Trade Unions have agreed upon a set of measure in order to ensure the prevention of employees against COVID-19, protection of the workplaces and employees and ensuring the continuity of the activity.
The measure consist in a series of measure commonly agreed between the social partners (representative employers organization and representative trade union federation) in the banking and insurance sector, as it follows:
The trade union end employers agreed to jointly monitor the implementation of measures and their adaption to new evolutions.
All the employees in the banking and insurance sector - about 80,000 people.
Employees in standard employment
||Does not apply to businesses||Does not apply to citizens|
Social partners jointly
No special funding required
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Role||Agreed (outcome) incl. social partner initiative||Agreed (outcome) incl. social partner initiative|
|Form||Direct consultation outside a formal body||Direct consultation outside a formal body|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
This is a social partners initiative. It was designed, negotiated and agreed jointly by the Council of Employers of the Banking sector and the Federation of Banking and Insurance Trade Unions.
This is a initiative of social partners and the outcome of their negotiation.
|Economic area||Sector (NACE level 2)|
|K - Financial And Insurance Activities||K64 Financial service activities, except insurance and pension funding|
|K65 Insurance, reinsurance and pension funding, except compulsory social security|
|K66 Activities auxiliary to financial services and insurance activities|
This case is not occupation-specific.
Eurofound (2020), Measures for protecting the employees in the banking sector, case RO-2020-14/1190 (measures in Romania), COVID-19 EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, http://eurofound.link/covid19eupolicywatch
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