Mothers will be able to choose to stay at home for child-rearing for 1 or 2 years, in the second year, with the allowance capped at 1200 lei.
The decision was taken by the Executive in the meeting on Wednesday and is limited to 2 possibilities from which mothers can choose:
leave to raise the child of 1 year, with compensation between 600 and 3400 lei with the possibility of leave without payment in the second year and the first of 500 lei monthly, if the mother returns to work earlier than 24 months;
2-year-old child's leave and an allowance value of between 600 and 1200 lei.
The measure applies only to children born after January 1, 2011, and the decision will have to be taken by parents from the beginning, without having the possibility to change their option during the course.
When determining the allowance, 75% of the average of the net income of the last 12 months will be taken into account, according to ziare.com.
Tags Indemnity 2011 Maternity allowance Child-raising leave