The annual bonus, representing a percentage of the company’s profit, cannot be granted to a former employee proportionally to the period worked in one year. The Bucharest Tribunal has acknowledged,  and the Court of Appeal definitively has confirmed it – in a case in which Mihai & Co. Business Lawyers defended an international company against a former general manager – that the granting of the annual bonus requires the condition of performing the activity throughout the entire year. It has been also mentioned that labor law does not provide an interpretation rule in the sense that a clause of the employment contract should be interpreted in favor of the employee, as the person in question alleged.