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Factsheet for measure RO-2022-27/2877 – measures in Romania

Information sessions on employing beneficiaries of temporary protection for employers

Creșterea gradului de informare și formare a angajatorilor români privind modalitatea de angajare a persoanelor strămutate din Ucraina,beneficiare de protecție temporară în România

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 10 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. 678/2001 9 (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 brochures with relevant information on the way in which displaced persons from Ukraine, beneficiaries of temporary protection in Romania, can be hired, including the procedure for completion in the General Register of Employees in Romanian language.
  • Training and support sessions for interested employers about the foreign workforce: legislation, administrative procedures, diversity management at workplace, integration and accompaniment at the workplace, elements of interculturality.

The Government will published one booklet, which will be disseminated in 4,000 copies and will held 42 training information sessions at national level for the representatives of the employers (private and public).

Use of measure

No information available.

Target groups

Workers Businesses Citizens
Migrants or refugees in employment
Applies to all 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 as case not in social partner domain
Form Not applicable Not applicable

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

  • Unknown
  • 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.



Eurofound (2022), Information sessions on employing beneficiaries of temporary protection for employers, measure RO-2022-27/2877 (measures in Romania), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin,


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