Sberbank is implementing a pilot project of electronic work books

© RIA Novosti / Maxim Bogodeeva owner. Archival photoSberbank is implementing a pilot project of electronic work books© RIA Novosti / Maxim Bogodvid

The Ministry of labor of the Russian Federation and Sberbank will launch a pilot project to convert paper personnel document to email, in particular, on the electronic employment record books, said Minister of labor and social protection of Russia Maxim Topilin at a meeting with the Federal Minister of labour and social security of Germany Andrea Nales.

Earlier, the head of Sberbank German Gref said that the employment record in Russia in their current form inconvenient to employers, by the citizens and the Pension Fund.

Fellowship of Ministers was held on the sidelines of the meeting of Ministers of labour and employment of the countries «Groups of twenty», held on may 18-19 in German bad Neuenahr. According to the labor Ministry, the parties discussed the use of digital technologies. Topilin said that in the social and labor sphere Russia increasingly uses information technology.

«In the state system takes into account the premiums, the hospital implemented electronic digital signature is used. One of our latest initiatives is the transition of paper personnel document to the email. Here you want to find not only technological solutions but also legal. Plan to conduct a pilot project on the basis of Sberbank of Russia», — said the Minister.

He explained that the e-staffing workflow will reduce costs for employers and the possibility of registration of labour relations in electronic format will facilitate the legalization of labor. Males in turn, expressed readiness to provide Russia information on the German experience of addressing such issues.

Ministry of labor reports that the head of the social ministries of the two countries also discussed the problems of socio-labor relations, common to the countries of the G20. The Ministers concurred that today the labour self-employed are among the most relevant.