The government on October 29 will consider the draft law on the reduction of holidays for civil servants


NOVO-Ogaryovo, October 28. The government on Thursday, 29 October, will consider the draft law on the reduction of vacation time civil servants. This was announced by the Minister of labour and social protection Maxim Topilin following the meeting of government members with the President of Russia.

Topilin explained that according to the bill, which on Thursday will be considered by the government, it is proposed to reduce to 3 days maximum leave for irregular working day. He added that currently limits the duration of such leave is not provided and many ministries set up a “very large leave for irregular working day”. According to the Minister, sometimes the duration of such leave up to 15 days.

The bill also provides for the presentation of more stringent requirements to additional days of vacation for the experience. So, for the highest category of civil servants leave will be reduced from 35 to 30 days.