The government will allocate 4 billion rubles for the creation of temporary jobs

the Russian Government will direct more than 4 billion rubles for the creation of temporary jobs, said Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin at the government meeting, which was broadcast channel “Russia 24”.

“This was a topic we discussed at the meeting on the situation in the labour market, which I conducted on Monday. Today, the government will allocate over 4 billion rubles for the creation of temporary jobs. The funds we send to the regions for partial reimbursement for the salaries of employees,” — said Mishustin.

it is Planned to increase jobs in construction, agriculture, transportation, housing, social services for the care of the elderly. In companies where employees transferred to part-time employment are encouraged to arrange for additional temporary work. “These measures will help to temporarily employ more than 80 thousand people.”

According to the labor Ministry, from April 1 the number of officially registered unemployed in the employment service increased more than 3.5 times.

Earlier, the government has already started supporting the labour market and the unemployed, including those under threat of dismissal. Extended unemployment benefits – minimum and maximum, and the list receiving the maximally extended. Applied to the employment service from March 1 of the current year receive an allowance at the top of the bar – 12130 rubles.

In June, about 6% of jobs in Russia remained under restrictions. In late April the economy of the regions was maximally closed: almost 28% of jobs in the country were subject to restrictions. By the end of may, the unemployment rate in Russia was 6.1%. The number of officially registered unemployed in Russia has grown for two month for 1 million 50 thousand people and exceeded 2.4 million people.

labor Minister Anton Kotkov previously reported that in a pandemic, the work has lost a quarter of the total the number of unemployed. However, he added that in June the growth of unemployment slowed down in the third. According to Kotyakova, you need to make the ability to remotely apply to the employment Centers constant. Now it is limited to 2020.