Thursday, December 15, 2011

Romanian Government Approves 4.5% Increase in the Minimum Wage

Romania’s government approved a 4.5 percent increase in the national minimum gross wage from Jan. 1, according to an e-mailed statement.

The minimum wage will rise to 700 lei ($209) from 670 lei to cover next year’s estimated increase in consumer prices and will affect about 790,677 workers, the government said in the statement late yesterday.

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