Unemployed Russians offered to pay three times more

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The Russians who have remained without work, has offered to pay more. The Ministry put forward the initiative about how to triple the minimum unemployment benefit, reports RIA Novosti. It is expected that this measure will last for three months.

“Proposed to support the categories of citizens receiving minimum unemployment benefits, and increase unemployment benefits three times. With one and a half thousand to four and a half thousand rubles,” — said the Minister of labour and social protection Anton Kotkov

According to him, now the maximum unemployment benefits receive more than 400 thousand Russians. The Minister stressed that the situation on the labour market in Russia was better than some developed countries. “Thanks to the support business and population in Russia at the moment managed to avoid the explosive growth of this indicator,” he says.

Earlier on Wednesday, 27 may, the Prime Minister of Russia Mikhail Mishustin announced plans to increase the minimum allowance for all unemployed Russians, not only those who lost work during the epidemic of the coronavirus. At the moment the number of unemployed in the country is 1.9 million people, said the President of Russia Vladimir Putin.

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