Romania - Government raises the number of work permits for foreign workers in 2019 - August 31, 2019

The government increased quotas for non-EU foreign workers in 2019 by 50% up to 30,000 work permits, an all-time high number, under the pressure of higher demand from local companies claiming they are affected by the workforce crisis. The decree has been proposed in July by the Labour Ministry.

Read on: in English ...

For more information, please contact Paul de Beer or Oana Ciuca, De Burcht (Scientific Bureau for the Dutch Trade Union Movement) or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Mehmet Koksal
For previous full issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit or consult the archive with all articles in our database at
You may find further information on the ETUI at

News Archive