More and more companies are complaining about employees that are suspected to use drugs during the working hours or coming to the workplace under the influence of drugs. Considering the immorality and negative effects of this habit, the employers want to eliminate and/or to diminish such risks.
The Official Gazette of Romania, Part I, no.52 dated 18 January 2018 published the Order No.1168/492/3024/3337 (”Order 1168”). The regulation will enter into force on 1 February 2018, revoking at the same time the Order 409/4020/737/703/2017 regarding the classification as activity of software creation.
On November 2017, the Government adopted two legislative acts which generated lots of confusion and controversies within the companies, respectively Government Emergency Ordinance no. 79/2017 to amend the Fiscal Code (hereinafter “GEO no. 79/2017”) and Government Emergency Ordinance 82/2017 to amend and supplement some legislative acts (hereinafter “GEO no. 82/2017”).
On November 28, 2017, Iulian Patrascanu was invited to the ABSL HR Roundtable on Legislative Changes, an event organized by ABSL (The Association of Business Service Leaders in Romania - https://www.absl.ro/), to express his opinion about the latest legislative changes.
It is a fact that nowadays most of employers perform pre-screening of candidates’ background, in the attempt to find and select the best talent possible for an open position. The most frequent questions we usually receive from clients are related to the extent of pre-screening activities, but last week we received by far one of the most sensitive requests, which is summarised below.