Skip to main content

Labor Laws and Workforce

Overview of Labor Laws

Important figures and aspects:

Description Amount (RON) Amount (EUR)
Gross Salary 3000 600
Employee Deductions
Pension Contribution (CAS 25%) 700 140
Health Contribution (CASS 10%) 280 56
Personal Deduction (DP) 600 120
Income Tax (IV 10%) 122 24.4
Employer Deductions
Work Insurance (CAM 2.25%) 63 12.6
Total Taxes 1165 233
Employee Pays to the State 1102 220.4
Employer Pays to the State 63 12.6
Net Salary 1898 379.6

Hiring Foreign Individuals in Romania

When hiring foreign individuals in Romania, there are several key considerations to keep in mind:

1. Applicability

  • The labor code applies to foreign citizens with employment contracts in Romania.
  • Work authorization or residence permits are required for foreign citizens.

2. Work Authorization

  • Foreign citizens must obtain work authorization from the General Inspectorate for Immigration.
  • Employers are responsible for submitting the necessary documents for work authorization.

3. Residence Permits

  • In addition to work authorization, foreign citizens need to secure residence permits to legally reside and work in Romania.
  • The duration of the residence permit can vary and may be extended.

4. Equal Treatment

  • Foreign workers are entitled to the same employment conditions and rights as Romanian citizens.
  • Discrimination against foreign workers is strictly prohibited.

5. Non-EU Citizens

  • Non-EU citizens may face additional requirements for work authorization and residence permits.
  • Additional documents such as a valid passport, employment contract, and proof of qualifications may be required.

6. Hiring Process

  • Employers must ensure that foreign workers have the necessary work authorization and residence permits before employment begins.
  • The hiring process includes submitting the necessary documents to the relevant authorities.

7. Compliance

  • Employers must adhere to immigration and labor laws when hiring foreign workers.
  • Non-compliance can lead to penalties and legal consequences.

Note: The specific requirements and procedures for hiring foreign workers may vary. Employers should consult the relevant authorities and applicable laws for accurate and up-to-date information.