IMF and Labour Ministry debate welfare laws and the impact of price hikes

The delegation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) had talks at the Labour Ministry head offices about the package of laws subsequent to the framework-low of social protection and the impact of the adjustments operated to the prices of electricity and natural gas upon vulnerable consumers, according to Another topic on the agenda was implementing the reform of pensions. Minister Mariana Campeanu recently said that the Labour Ministry will solve, by October, the issue of overdue commitments related to the negotiations with the IMF.According to MMFPS, one of these overdue problems that will be solved when the Parliament will resume its proceedings is completing the regulatory framework subsequent to the Framework-Law of social assistance and enforcing this law. On its web site, the ministry announced that it put on public debate proposals referring to the state allowance for children, supporting families with children, protecting and promoting the rights of children, subsidising the NGOs involved in welfare activities, social economy, social canteens, preventing and fighting social marginalisation.

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