Court decisions allowing professors a salary increase, despite the government’s decision to cut salaries are increasing more and more. About 2,000 professors in 50 schools in Iasi, North Romania won a 34% increase in salaries. The decision was given on Friday, June 10 at Iasi and it is definitive and aplicable for 2010 as well.
According to the law, the money will be paid in installments starting 2012. In April the government took responsibility for a law that forbid in 2011 a 33.4% increase in salaries of professors. The decision is similar to the one in Suceava and Botosani. Currently, 70% of the 260,000 professors in Romania won in court the payment of salary differences on different periods and over 12,000 professors won a 34% increase in salaries.