Currency: Romanian leu (RON) (Rate)
Public Holidays: 15 public holidays (see here)
Employer Taxes: 6.25% of gross salary
Official Language: Romanian
Payroll frequency: Monthly
13th Salary: (what's this?) ****The 13th month bonus is considered a gratuity and is not required by local law
In the absence of misconduct, the notice period for employers and employees must be no less than:
If the employee resigns, the employer has the right to waive the notice period and terminate the contract at any time before the end of the notice period.
Severance pay is not mandated by the country's labour law.
The minimum wage is RON 2,230 per month. For individuals with higher education and a minimum of one year's work experience, the minimum wage is RON 2,350 per month.
For the employees in the construction field, the minimum wage is RON 3,000 per month.
Non-compete agreements can only be enforced for a maximum of two years after the termination of the employment contract. The agreement must clearly spell out all obligations and the employee must receive a monthly payment for adhering to the agreement.
Employers must pay the employee a monthly stipend during the non-compete period. The total amount paid over the course of the non-compete period cannot be lower than 50% of the employee's gross salary during the last six months of employment.
Eight hours a day, five days a week (a maximum number of 40 hours per week) with two consecutive days of rest — usually Saturday and Sunday. The maximum legal length of working time may not exceed 48 hours per week, including overtime.
Overtime can be compensated by giving the employee paid time off equal to the overtime worked (taken within 60 days of earning the overtime), or by paying a premium of at least 75% of their base salary for the overtime hours worked.