COVID-19 EU PolicyWatch
Database of national-level responses

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Overview of measures by country


Eurofound has identified 6 measures in Romania in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Most cases fall into the category Income protection beyond short-time work with 3 cases (50%). The data collection to date started in March 2020, with the next main update scheduled for July 2020.

This overview was prepared by Victoria Stoiciu, European Institute of Romania, and Eurofound.

Legislation or other statutory regulation 15 March 2020 Indemnity for technical unemployment
Employment protection and retention: Income support for people in employment (e.g. short-time work)
18 March 2020 Secured loans for investments or working capital for companies
Supporting businesses to stay afloat: Access to finance
21 March 2020 Extended right to medical leave and allowances for quarantine leave
Income protection beyond short-time work: Paid sick leave
15 April 2020 Free paid days to parents for the purpose of childcare
Income protection beyond short-time work: Support for parents and carers (financial or in kind)
16 April 2020 Allowance for self-employed and non-standard workers
Income protection beyond short-time work: Extensions of income support to workers not covered by any kind of protection scheme
30 April 2020 Temporary suspension of payment obligations for loans
Supporting businesses to stay afloat: Deferral of payments
Eurofound's COVID-19 EU PolicyWatch

Eurofound's COVID-19 EU PolicyWatch collates information on the responses of government and social partners to the crisis, as well as gathering examples of company practices aimed at mitigating the social and economic impacts.