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Factsheet for measure RO-2022-27/2874 – measures in Romania

Informing beneficiaries of temporary protection on access to the labour market

Creșterea gradului de informare a persoanelor strămutate din Ucraina, beneficiare de protecție temporară în România privind accesul pe piața muncii

Country Romania , applies nationwide
Time period Open ended, started on 29 June 2022
Context War in Ukraine
Type Legislations or other statutory regulations
Category Ensuring business continuity and support for essential services
– Smoothing frictions or reallocation of workers
Author Victoria Stoiciu, Nicoleta Voicu (Association Center for Public Innovation) and Eurofound
Measure added 14 September 2022 (updated 05 October 2022)

Background information

The emergency ordinance establishes exceptional measures in the fields of health, education, employment, housing, vulnerable persons and children and young people, in order to facilitate the inclusion of displaced persons from Ukraine into Romanian society.

The National Plan of Measures for the Protection and Inclusion of Displaced Persons from Ukraine, Beneficiaries of Temporary Protection in Romania includes:

  • Cross-cutting measures to address the need for information, identification and facilitation of access to services for displaced persons from Ukraine - beneficiaries of temporary protection in Romania,
  • Measures aimed to develop mechanisms to prevent the risks associated with human trafficking, given the context of vulnerability in which these persons find themselves and the fact that approximately 70% of them are women and mothers with minor children.

The Emergency Ordinance also aims to amend Law No. 678/20019 (on preventing and combating trafficking in human beings), the measure being motivated by the need to improve the National Mechanism for the Identification and Referral of Victims of Trafficking in Human Beings, thus making it more effective and legally binding.

Content of measure

The measure includes specific activities as:

  • Development, printing and dissemination of materials information material, brochures, leaflets for persons displaced persons from Ukraine, beneficiaries of protection temporary protection in Romania on labour market and the rights they enjoy as employees – in Romanian and Ukrainian language.
  • Promoting measures provided by National Agency of Employment (ANOFM), the social enterprises/of NGOs, private partners, in the media, through advertising spots, in accommodation centres and at the level of the local authorities.

The Government will publish 4,000 booklets and flyers, 1,500 brochures on the modality on which displaced persons from Ukraine, beneficiaries of protection temporary in Romania can access the labour market and the rights of which they benefit as employee – in Romanian and in Ukrainian language.

Use of measure

No information available.

Target groups

Workers Businesses Citizens
Migrants or refugees in employment
Does not apply to businesses Migrants or refugees

Actors and funding

Actors Funding
National government
European Funds

Social partners

Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:

Trade unions Employers' organisations
Role No involvement No involvement
Form Not applicable Not applicable

Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:

  • No involvement
  • Main level of involvement: N/A


There is no publicly available information about the social partners' involvement in designing, implementing and monitoring the measure.

Views and reactions

There is no publicly available information about the social partners' views or reaction on the measure.


  • 29 August 2022: Ordonanţă de urgenţă nr. 100 din 29 iunie 2022 Ordonanţă de urgenţă nr. 100 din 29 iunie 2022 privind aprobarea şi implementarea Planului naţional de măsuri cu privire la protecţia şi incluziunea persoanelor strămutate din Ucraina, beneficiare de protecţie temporară în România, precum şi pentru modificarea şi completarea unor acte normative (


Eurofound (2022), Informing beneficiaries of temporary protection on access to the labour market, measure RO-2022-27/2874 (measures in Romania), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin,


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