The labour Ministry has proposed to limit the number of foreign employees in Russia

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The Ministry of labour and social protection of the Russian Federation proposes to reduce the number of foreign workers in some areas of activity in 2019, the press service of the Ministry of labor of Russia.

«The Ministry of labor has posted for public discussion the draft decree of the government of Russia on establishment in 2019 permissible share of foreign workers used by managing subjects, carrying out on territory of the Russian Federation certain types of economic activity», — stated in the message.

The quota of 80% will be provided for foreign employees in the construction sector. A limitation agreed with the Ministry of construction and housing utilities of the Russian Federation and bodies of Executive power of subjects of the Russian Federation, said the office. Now quotas in this area do not exist.

It is noted that this document will allow you to adjust the engagement of foreign labour force in certain economic activities, taking into account regional features of the labour market and the need for priority employment of Russian citizens.

The report added that the draft resolution proposes to keep installed on the current year’s allowable share of foreign workers in certain spheres of economic activities except for construction activities of other land passenger transport and road freight transport.

It is also planned to set the exception for a valid share in the field of growing vegetables for the Primorsky Krai and the Astrakhan region, in the field of construction of Khabarovsk Krai, Amur region and Moscow.