The Federation Council has approved the law on the right to select vacation dates for parents with many children

© Photo : Council of the Federation Hasegawa of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation. October 3, 2018The Federation Council has approved the law on the right to select vacation dates for parents with many children© Photo : Council of the Federation

The Federation Council at plenary session on Wednesday approved the law on the provision of priority timing of parental leave for parents with three or more children.

The document proposes to Supplement the Labour code of the Russian Federation position according to which workers with three or more children under the age of 12, are entitled to annual paid vacation at their request at a convenient time for them.

According to the developers, the introduction of the possibility of self-selection the parents at a time convenient to annual leave will give them the opportunity to participate more actively in the upbringing of children, to combine leisure time, both working parents.

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