The EU Commission has started talks with businesses and trade unions to ensure a fair minimum wage for all EU workers, in a larger context set by the European Pillar of Social Rights. Among the proposed advantages of the initiative: avoiding poverty and preventing wage dumping.
Free movement of people is a fundamental right of the European project. Over 17 million of European citizens have chosen in recent years to take advantage of the freedom of movement within the EU and started to live or work in other countries than their own. Among them, some have a specific legal status: the posted workers.
Directive 2019/1152 aims at setting new rights for all workers in the EU, particularly those in more precarious jobs, such as casual or short-term employment, on-demand workers, intermittent workers, voucher-based workers, and platform workers.
Main elements of the Directive include paternity leave, parental leave, carers’ leave and flexible working arrangements.
On July 18, 2019, Law no. 129 of July 11, 2019 for Prevention and Control of Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing, as well as for the Amendment and Completion of Legal Acts (“Law no. 129 / 2019”) was published in the Official Gazette of Romania.