Romania - Minimum wage increase postponed - January 01, 2017

The government announced that the level of the minimum wage will remain at RON 1,250 (275 euro). A future government will have to establish a new value of the minimum wage. Representatives of the political party that will build the new government announced earlier on the plan to increase the statutory gross minimum wage from 1 January 2017 to RON 1,450 (321 euro). The trade unions suspended the negotiations with the outgoing government, preferring to wait for a new government to install. Increasing the minimum wage to RON 1,450 was one of the main promises delivered by the winning PSD during the campaign.

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