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A new procedure for paying sick leave and supporting the labor market: Mikhail Mishustin signed a number of resolutions

Mikhail Mishustin signed a number of new resolutions and orders

Mikhail Mishustin signed a number of new resolutions and orders

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Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed a number of new resolutions and orders. We tell you what changes await us.

1. The procedure for accruing sick leave for employees under civil law contracts has been approved. From 2023, such employees will be included in the compulsory social insurance system. The decree signed by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has been published on the official Internet portal of legal information.

We are talking about those who perform works or services under civil law contracts, work under contracts of an author’s order or are a performer under contracts for the alienation of copyrights. Inclusion in the system of compulsory social insurance will allow such employees to receive paid sick leave, payments in connection with pregnancy and childbirth, and childcare up to 1.5 years. As specified in the Ministry of Labor, those employees who have entered into a civil law contract and have insurance contributions not less than the amounts paid with the minimum wage will have. In 2022, this figure was 4,833.72 rubles. The contributions paid from employment contracts are also taken into account.

If a person works under civil law contracts concluded with several companies at once, then benefits are assigned and paid to him by the insurer at one of the employers at the choice of the employee himself.

The minimum and maximum sick leave payments will be the same for those who work under regular employment contracts and for those who work under civil law contracts. The Social Fund will transfer payments for sick leave directly to Russians on the basis of an electronic sick leave.

2. Measures to support the labor market and combat unemployment have been extended until the end of 2023. This is an existing mechanism that allows employers to partially reimburse the costs of their employees. These are employers who:

– create temporary jobs for citizens at risk of dismissal,

– organize paid public works for those who have registered at the labor exchange in search of a new job,

– conducts vocational training for employees of industrial enterprises at risk of dismissal.

The government expects that the extension of measures to support the labor market will allow 2023 to temporarily employ more than 176 thousand people. The federal budget provides more than 12.8 billion rubles for this.

3. The government will additionally allocate more than 5.6 billion rubles. for the construction, reconstruction and overhaul of medical, educational and cultural institutions, as well as transport infrastructure. A day will be spent on repairs of almost 300 objects. Including, for the restoration of the Andronikov Monastery in Moscow, the reconstruction of the Alexander Palace in St. Petersburg, the completion of the construction of the St. Petersburg Research Institute of Phthisiopulmonology, the reconstruction of the main educational building of the Syktyvkar State University named after. P. Sorokina, construction and reconstruction of the M-5 Ural road.

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