Senators approved the increase of the minimum wage in 2016

Senators approved the increase of the minimum wage in 2016


It is noted that raising the minimum wage will affect about 700 thousand employees in 2016, of which 43% of employees employed in state and municipal institutions, and 57% of workers of real sector of economy.

MOSCOW, 9 Dec. The Federation Council on Wednesday approved a government law to increase from 1 January 2016 the minimum wage (SMIC) in Russia, 4% to 6 204 thousand rubles.

In 2015, the minimum wage is 5965 rubles per month.

Raising the minimum wage will affect about 700 thousand employees in 2016, of which 43% of employees employed in state and municipal institutions, and 57% of workers of real sector of economy.

The ratio of the minimum wage with the predicted value of the subsistence minimum of the able-bodied population is estimated at 53.6%. —0-