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In Russia thought about insurance against unemployment. This idea was supported by the Ministry of labour and social protection, write “Izvestia”.
According to the publication, if the decision on the introduction of insurance will be, then the wages of Russians will begin taking contributions in a special Fund, from which they will receive benefits in case of job loss. The amount of insurance premiums must determine the Russian Union of Industrialists and entrepreneurs (RSPP) and the Federation of independent trade unions of Russia (FNPR). Now, however, the RSPP opposes insurance, said the newspaper.
Vice-President of the Union of Industrialists and entrepreneurs Fedor Prokopov considers that the authorities should pay more attention to the active politics of employment, not benefits. It is about helping citizens in learning and mastering a new profession, the development of labor migration and other things.
The day before, on may 26, it was reported on the growing number of unemployed in Russia to 4.3 million. In April this year, the number of unemployed increased by 800 thousand, which is 21 percent more than in the same period of 2019. The unemployment rate last month was 5.8 percent of the labour force, which is the highest reading since April of 2016.
Until the end of 2024 Russia will be the national project “Productivity and support employment.” In total it will allocate for 52.1 billion. The project aims to optimize processes and reduce their costs, reduce the cost and improve the quality of products, training employees, ensuring effective employment and increase of labor productivity up to five percent per year. Its first curator was appointed first Deputy Chairman of the Chairman of the Russian government Andrey Belousov.
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