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In Russia the new order of calculation of payments for sick leave will apply from April this year. This was reported on the website of the Ministry of labour and social protection of Russia.
As pointed out by the Agency, the idea is to set a minimum benchmark for the calculation of sick pay not less than the minimum wage will protect the rights of citizens with low wages or short work experience.
The head of Department Anton Kotkov said that the changes will affect 2.3 million people, and for the payment it will take about seven billion rubles.
The Department also noted that now the allowance for temporary work incapacity is calculated on the basis of average salary and length of insured. The Russians, who have experience more than eight years receive 100 percent of average earnings. Citizens with experience from five till eight years — 80 percent of average earnings and those who worked for less than five years can qualify for 60 percent of average earnings.
At the same time the maximum allowance for temporary disability in 2020 is 69 961,65 rubles at the average insurance period for more than eight years.
New rules for sick leave for the Russians, who were on quarantine after a trip abroad, came into force on 20 March. The Ministry has informed that to make the hospital in connection with the quarantine you can remotely money it paid in installments.
Earlier, Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova said that to pay the hospital quarantined the Russians planned in advance every fifth working day before the closing of the list of disability.
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