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Government Emergency Ordinance No. 211/2020

Purpose: Extending the application of certain social protection measures adopted in the context of the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, as well as modification of GEO no. 132/2020 on support measures for employees and employers in the context of the epidemiological situation caused by the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, as well as to stimulate employment growth.

Main measures:

  • The measures provided under art. XI and XV of GEO no. 30/2020 are extended until 30 June 2021, in all the all fields of activity provided by Law no. 55/2020;
  • If the employer’s activity was suspended following an epidemiological review by the local public health directorates, employees are entitled to an indemnity during the entire period in which the activity is suspended, until maximum 30 June 2021;
  • employers may reduce the employees’ salary by up to 80% of the monthly duration, after prior information and consultations with the syndicate / employees’ representatives / employee.