Romania not really aware that it has become a
country of immigration, it is already experiencing turpitudes.
78 women from the Philippines and assign their employer to court. Recruited in the Philippines by an intermediary, they signed a contract to work there including in terms of pay and working time. Arrived in Romania, they signed a new contract with their direct employer, written partly in Romanian language they did not understand. Lower pay half hourly volume inflated, non-payment of overtime, they are exploited in a country they do not know. Congolese taxi drivers recruited in Kinshasa, found themselves in a similar position. These two cases are known because migrant workers were able to access to justice.
More than 2 million Romanians have left the country to work abroad. Some sectors have therefore resorted to immigrant labor, sometimes in questionable circumstances. With the worsening of the economic crisis, immigration opportunities were however severely restricted in the past few years.