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Unemployment in Russia will reach a peak in August-September 2020. It warned labor Minister Anton Kotkov, writes TASS.
According to him, the growth in the number of unemployed in the country has slowed down. In June, the index rose by 0.1 percent to 6.2 percent. For comparison, in April the growth rate was at 1.1 percent, and in may was 0.3 percent.
However, to stabilize the situation on the labour market of Russia will begin only in the fourth quarter, when the number of unemployed will fall by the employment, the Minister explained.
He added that currently, remote working in Russia 9 per cent of employed people, or around 4.6 million people. At the peak it was about 11 percent of the working population, or 5.5 million people. The labour Ministry expects that after the completion of the pandemic remote employment in Russia will remain in demand.
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