The government until January 25, will report on the repayment of wage arrears

Правительство до 25 января доложит о погашении долгов по зарплате

Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev instructed the government until January 25, 2017 to report on the results of repayment of wage arrears in Russia, reported Saturday on the website of the Cabinet of Ministers.

Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets at a teleconference on the situation with wage arrears in the regions on 25 November said that the Cabinet has until the end of the year to make proposals for the elimination of wage arrears in Russia. At the same time, to reduce them to zero, you will need at least two years, she added.

“The Ministry of industry and trade, the Ministry of energy, Ministry of agriculture, Ministry of construction, Ministry of transport, Ministry of communications of Russia, Russian Ministry of defense, Ministry of education and science, the Ministry of health, the Ministry of culture to assess the situation with payment of wages in organizations of the respective types of economic activity, in cases of arrears of wages to make arrangements for repayment, including the application of measures of responsibility for heads of the organizations concerned and the results until January 25, 2017 to inform the Ministry of labor of Russia”, — stated in the message.