The minimum wage will increase November 1. Unions are against the decision
The quick rise of the mininimum wage created a divide between the Government and its social partners.
The Government is asked to give up the rise that was set to happen this year. They are stating that the rise can only happen at the begging of next year.
However the salaries are set to increase November 1st:
- gross salary 2.080 lei - 1.263 lei net (101 lei increase)
- gross salary 2.350 lei - 1.413 lei net (251 lei increase) for those with 15 years of experience or a higher education.
Unions are asking the Government to drop the sudden increase of the minimum wage. Social partners are stating that the budgets were alreaduy calculated for this year and there are not enough money to rise the wages before January 1, 2019.