Mobility allowance is generous benefit. It enables you to take a job further away. The Parliament has approved an amendment relaxing the conditions of mobility allowance.
Entry into force 78/2020
- Issued to Parliament on 20 May 2020
- Approved after amendments by Parliament on 2 June 2020
- Signed by the President on 11 June 2020
- Entry into force 12 June 2020
The President has confirmed a Government proposal approved by Parliament (HE78/2020) according to which a mobility allowance may be granted for a full-time job if the return commute lasts at least two hours. Before the amendment, the duration requirement of the commute was at least three hours.
The two-hour commute requirement will apply to employment contracts that start when the law enters into force and before 1 January 2021. In other words, full-time employment contracts starting between 12 June 2020 and 30 June 2021.