The Cabinet will consider proposals on stimulating measures for employers

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova in fotomonster President of the government of the Russian Federation Tatyana Golikova speaking at a plenary session of the State Duma of the Russian Federation. 13 Sep 2018The Cabinet will consider proposals on stimulating measures for employers© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova the image Bank

Suggestions on incentive measures for the conservation employees close to retirement age and taking them to work from «Business Russia», «OPORA Russia» and the RUIE will be considered by the working groups of the government of the Russian Federation in the near future, said Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Tatyana Golikova.

Russian President Vladimir Putin in early September, introduced the state Duma a draft law according to which the denial of employment or unjustified dismissal of persons close to retirement age subject to a fine up to 200 thousand rubles or compulsory work up to 360 hours. Appropriate changes are proposed to the criminal code of the Russian Federation.

«Now the main employer Association, and «Business Russia» and «OPORA of Russia», RSPP and offered their own versions of how they see the possible incentives for employers. On the Russian tripartite Commission on the improvement of labour relations, which social partners are the government, trade unions and employers, we agreed that in the near future these proposals will be considered by the working groups and, if necessary, discussed at a scheduled meeting of the RTC»,- Golikova said at the plenary session in the state Duma.

She noted that if required to make any legislative initiative, the government of Russia to immediately do it.

The state Duma in July passed in the first reading a government bill suggesting a gradual increase in age of retirement to 65 years for men and 63 years for women. However, Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed several measures to mitigate the decision, announced in a televised address to the Russians. In particular, the President called for the age of retirement for women at age 60, early retirement for mothers of large families and the introduction of measures for the protection of persons close to retirement age, including raising unemployment benefits and the introduction of liability for employers for dismissal before retirement. Proposals to change the pension system was designed as amendments to the law submitted by the President for consideration in the state Duma on 6 September, the same day the «United Russia» also brought in GD the first set of amendments.

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