The unemployed will be involved in public works: they will pay 6,700 hryvnias, - the Ministry of Economy  News of Kharkiv and Ukraine

The unemployed will be involved in public works: they will pay 6,700 hryvnias, – the Ministry of Economy News of Kharkiv and Ukraine

The government activates the mechanism of attracting the unemployed to the “Recovery Army” of the country through their participation in socially useful works, for which they will be paid the minimum wage. This is reported in the Ministry of Economy, writes Forbes.

According to the First Vice Prime Minister – Minister of Economy Yuliya Svyridenko, due to the war, a fairly high level of unemployment is expected in the country – about 30% at the end of the year.

“Therefore, the government has developed and proposed a mechanism by which the temporarily unemployed can be involved in the performance of socially useful works that are needed in the regions… People who for various reasons have been left without work will be able to join the country’s “Reconstruction Army”, and the state will pay for them work at the level of the minimum wage, which since October is UAH 6,700,” said Svyridenko.

The unemployed will be able to be involved in the performance of works of a defensive nature, works to eliminate the consequences of emergency situations of man-made, natural and military nature.

For example, it can be: setting up and strengthening block posts, felling trees to form trenches; harvesting firewood for the military and the population; demolition of rubble and restoration of residential buildings or other premises damaged as a result of hostilities; unloading of humanitarian aid; providing assistance to internally displaced persons, people with disabilities, elderly people and other types of work.

It is noted that all able-bodied persons will be involved, in particular, registered unemployed and internally displaced persons who do not have health restrictions.

“At the same time, the unemployed will receive payment for work in the amount of no less than the minimum wage (6,700 hryvnias), which in most cases is higher than unemployment benefits. With the participants of such works, fixed-term labor contracts will be concluded in accordance with the KZpPU”, says the Ministry of Economy.

Today, socially useful works have already been implemented in Sumy and Chernihiv regions.

Fuente: atn.ua

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