Policy Document

Emergency Ordinance 111 from 8 December 2010 on parental leave and increasing the monthly allowance for children

Year

2011

Country

Romania

Topic

Family & Children

Subtopic

Leave Schemes for Parents

Main implications

The individual had to opt between two versions of leave (12 months or 24 months) with different modes of benefit calculation. It also marked a reduction in benefits.

Benefits & Requirements

Coverage: Eligible groups or beneficiaries

Persons who paid income tax

Target group

Mothers-And-Fathers

Who is entitled to opt for parental leave according to this document?

Both parents.

Months of parental leave guaranteed by the State, stipulated by this document

24

Calculation of financial support

Two possibilities: a) 12 months paid leave (plus a possibility to choose another 12 months but of unpaid leave) 75% of the monthly salary (calculated as the average salary for the last 12 months) between a minimum of 600 RON and a maximum of 3400 RON. b) 75% of the monthly salary (calculated as the average salary for the last 12 months), between a minimum of 600 RON and a maximum of 1200 RON.

Does this document guarantee job security after parental leave?

Yes

Does this document contain specific entitlements for parental leave after adoption?

Yes

Read the Law

Original full text web source in native language

http://www.mmuncii.ro/pub/imagemanager/images/file/Legislatie/ORDONANTE-DE-GUVERN/OUG%20111_2010.pdf

Comments & Clarifications

Return to work stimulus is only for type a) leave – 500 RON per month until the child is two. Multiple births: an extra 600 RON per month for every child. If the child has disabilities, the leave is 36 months and type a) benefits.

Author

Cornelia Muresan, Paul-Teodor Haragus & Adina Rebeleanu
Babes-Bolyai University

Data collected in the framework of the Population Europe Research Finder and Archive (PERFAR)

Cite as

SPLASH-db.eu (2014): Policy: "Emergency Ordinance 111 from 8 December 2010 on parental leave and increasing the monthly allowance for children." (Information provided by Cornelia Muresan, Paul-Teodor Haragus & Adina Rebeleanu). Available at: https://splash-db.eu [Date of access].