UFA, January 25. /Corr. Nail Shachmaliev/. Serious reasons for a sharp reduction of personnel at the enterprises there, said on Monday to journalists the head of Ministry of labor of the Russian Federation Maxim Topilin.
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“Presuppositions for drastic cuts do not see”, – said the Minister. According to him, the performance of workers in part-time employment is almost 10 times lower than in the 2009 crisis.
“Not necessary, fortunately, to say that there will be serious cuts. But that doesn’t mean that won’t work with additional measures. The number of enterprises in the regions encounter a difficult situation, mutually to watch, to see that the situation was out of control,” – said Topilin.
“Stimulus and not the stick”
Topilin said that in Russia in 2015 was legalized 2 million workers.
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“In the past year by various departments legalized more than 2 million workers, and we did it very carefully, because we understand that in times of crisis there also need to be extremely cautious,” – said Topilin on the sidelines of the first meeting of labour Ministers of the BRICS countries in Ufa.
“We will not be able by the inspection to make the labour market a legal, because it needs a stimulus, not a stick,” he concluded.
In 2014 labor inspectors legalized more than 800 thousand contracts with workers, reported previously Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Olga Golodets.
Subsidies to the regions
The Ministry of labour and social protection of Russia plans to allocate subsidies to the regions to combat unemployment in 2016.
“Now the Ministry is preparing a relevant decision in the government. We work with colleagues to prepare, because we need to have instruments for the relief of different situations, if they occur,” he said.
“I would not say that it is necessary to seek the grant. If the economy of the region is such that it provides the normal development of all businesses, then this is the best indicator,” he added.