Should actively support the development of remote employment, said Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin at the meeting on the labor market, which was broadcast channel “Russia 24”.
the Number of Russians on remote during the isolation and restrictions in the economy has increased 30 times compared with 1 April. “Now the number of those working remotely, more than 2 million people,” — said the Prime Minister. According to the labor Ministry, in the period of self-isolation of such employees was three times more than 6 million people, but after the lifting of restrictions in the economy, many companies returned their employees to jobs in offices.
Remote employment has not only helped during the quarantine, but has become comfortable for many, for example, who have disabilities, small children. This type of employment promising for companies in the information technology, in a number of programmes of secondary and higher education.
But for the mass and the active implementation of this format it is necessary to protect the rights of people in accordance with the law, said Mishustin.
Earlier in the state Duma introduced a bill “United Russia” about working remotely. The format of the work, which has become a necessity during a pandemic, remains relevant after it, the authors of the initiative. Now the Labour code is the concept of remote work, however the members want it to expand and further consolidate the right of workers to remote. The law should be provided for the full payment and enough time to rest, said the first Deputy head of “United Russia” in the state Duma Andrey Isaev. He also noted that it is necessary to resolve the issues of temporary transfer of workers to “udalenka” and the ability of the combined work partially in the office and partly from home. Also, the bill considers the question of simplifying the workflow between the employee and the employer.