Populist projects appear in Parliament on the treadmill. Among the last, and a legislative initiative that the number of hours worked per week to fall to 40-38.
Basically, two senators proposed Friday that all employees work only six hours. In the explanatory memorandum, the initiator claims that the proposal combat stress faced by the people, and a reduced number of hours worked would increase employee productivity.
Romanians are those who work the most hours per week in Europe. Unlike the Dutch, who works 29 hours a week, the Romanian works on average 41 hours. Employees would benefit from health and financial side. Another bill provides for equalization of all wages in the sector, under certain conditions.