Employment Flash News No. 1/2016
News on Minimum Salary in Romania
Government Decision no. 1.017/2015 on the establishment of the minimum gross base salary guaranteed for payment at national level was published within the Official Gazette no. 987 dated December 31st, 2015.
According to these legal provisions, starting May 1st 2016, the minimum monthly gross base salary guaranteed for payment for an average full-time schedule of 169,333 hours/month will be of RON 1.250 (approx. 277 EUR ).
Consequently, for the daily workers, the minimum hourly gross value will be of 7,382 RON/hour.
Non-compliance with these provisions represents an administrative offence, sanctioned with a fine ranging from 1.000 RON (approx. 221 EUR) to 2.000 RON (approx. 442 EUR) for every individual labour agreement within which the minimum salary is established under the value provided at national level.