Government Decision no. 937/2018 on establishing the national minimum gross basic wage guaranteed for payment (“GD 937/2018”), published in the Official Gazette of Romania, Part I no. 1045, on 10.12.2018, provides for an increase in the Minimum Gross Wage, in Romania, which is differentiated based on professional experience and higher education, as of January 1st, 2019.

Specifically, the Minimum Gross Wage increased to RON 2,080 per month (approx. EUR 430), while the minimum gross wage for employees who are higher education graduates and who have at least one (1) year of work experience in the field of their studies, was established at RON 2,350 per month (approx. EUR 490).

Therefore, Employers are required to take the necessary measures in order to comply with the legal requirements in force.

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