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Factsheet for measure RO-2020-30/1391 – measures in Romania
|Country||Romania , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Temporary, 24 July 2020 – 31 December 2020|
|Type||Legislations or other statutory regulations|
Employment protection and retention
– Income support for people in employment (e.g., short-time work)
|Author||Simona Ghita (European Institute of Romania)|
|Measure added||03 November 2020 (updated 06 November 2020)|
During the state of emergency and the state of alert, it is necessary to adopt measures in accordance with the changes registered on the labor market, so that the negative impact is as small as possible, and to ensure the social protection of employees whose activity has been suspended due to the effects of the spread of COVID-19. To prevent job losses during the pandemic, the Government has introduced a new measure to support employees and employers who are forced to stop working due to COVID-19 infection of some employees.
To prevent job losses during the pandemic, the Government has introduced a new measure to support employees and employers who are forced to stop working due to COVID-19 infection of some employees. Thus, the technical unemployment benefit will also be granted to employees who are obliged to stay at home due to the suspension of the company’s activity, following the epidemiological investigations, except for those on medical leave (indemnities of 75% of the salary, but not exceeding 75% of the medium gross salary, are payable to the employers in order to help them keep their businesses open). The measure applies for the entire suspension period, but not later than 31 December 2020.
Not available information.
Employees in standard employment
||Does not apply to businesses||Does not apply to citizens|
Company / Companies
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Form||Consultation through tripartite or bipartite social dialogue bodies||Consultation through tripartite or bipartite social dialogue bodies|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
The information is not available.
No available information on the subject.
Eurofound (2020), Technical unemployment benefit in case of epidemiological investigation, measure RO-2020-30/1391 (measures in Romania), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/RO-2020-30_1391.html
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