Employment centers will be obliged to employ 59% of Russians


The Ministry of labor for the first time in the last 10 years, prepares a task for the regions on employment of Russians. The draft plan was published on the portal of projects of normative acts. From 1 January 2017, the task of finding employment for nationals for the first time will be assigned to every employee of the regional centres of employment, it follows from explanations of the Ministry of labor . It “will increase individual level of responsibility of each employee, foster individual initiative and independence”, expect in the Ministry.

On average across the country during the year per employee the employment service would be of 77.4 employed, calculated on the basis of the data of the Ministry of labor. The average percentage of successful employment should be 59% of the total number of applicants for assistance. It will be minimum standards for regions to review their plans annually, follows from the explanations of the Ministry of labor for .

This is a relatively mild plan: in 2015, the Russian employment centers on average employ more than 61% of the applicants that they were expected even more — 67%, seen from the labor report on execution of the state program of employment of population for 2015. The result in 2015 was lower than before, when it was employed 64.3 percent of those in need. Cause deterioration of the statistics has been the decline in 2015 the number of vacancies declared by employers to the employment service, the report said the Ministry of labor. Judging by the draft employment plan for 2017, to improve the situation in the labour market, the Ministry does not expect.

From each according to ability

But asking for employment with each region offers different. Stricter all — with the Krasnodar region and Saratov region where each employee’s employment centers will need to find work for the needy 160 and 140, respectively. A little softer will be the requirements to Tyumen, Lipetsk, Voronezh regions and Dagestan there is a plan for 130 employed in each employee’s employment service. The Dagestan Republic and Lipetsk oblast have become the leaders by the share of employed unemployed 83% of the total number of applicants.

A very different approach expects two of the Caucasus region — Chechnya and Ingushetia. The Federal government will be satisfied if there to each employee employment center will be able to employ 25 people (7% and 6% of all applicants, respectively).

According to the plan of the Ministry of labour for each employee of the regional employment centers should have a certain number of vacancies declared by employers to the centers. The leader on this indicator should become a Jewish Autonomous region, from each of the experts which are waiting for 400 vacancies. On the second and third places should be Krasnodar Krai and Volgograd region with 310 and 300 free places for each of the employees of the employment services. Moscow, as expected, this list is only the eighth.

The least number of vacancies per employee regional employment service you expect from Chechnya — 20. A slightly better situation is predicted in Chukotka (expected regular appearance of 35 jobs for the unemployed), Ingushetia (30 proposals) and Kalmykia (60).

A significant difference in the targets for different regions, in particular, due to the difference in their socio-economic situation, the number of citizens who apply to employment centers, and the number of registered unemployed, it follows from the explanations of the Ministry of labour in response to the request . Also for indicators were taken into account the staffing of the employment service in different regions and the actual performance of regions in previous years, said the Ministry.

The employment situation in Chechnya and Ingushetia deteriorated sharply in the course of 2015, seen from the labor report on execution of the state program of employment of the population. In Ingushetia in 2015, employment centers failed to employ only 4.5% of the total number of applicants for assistance, while a year earlier through centres found more than a third (33.9%) of citizens, and in the year 2015, the proportion successfully employed was planned to increase to 40%. In Chechnya, the share of employed in 2015 was reduced from 35% to 19.7%, although it was planned to increase to 53%.

In most regions, from which the Federal authorities are waiting for leadership, employment centers and now work well: in the Lipetsk region the share of employed in 2015 exceeded 84%, in the Chuvash Republic — 82%, in the Saratov region is 79.3%.

The unemployed don’t want to register

According to Rosstat estimates, by 1 August 2016, the unemployed in Russia was 4.1 million people, or 5.3% of the economically active population. But registered as unemployed was much less — only 900 thousand people. This is a common indicator of registered unemployment in Russia — official status in recent years decide to only 23% of those who remained without work, the labor report for 2015. The reason for this is dissatisfaction with the amount of unemployment benefits, the report notes. The amount of this allowance has not changed since 2009, now it varies from 850 to 4900 rubles per month; for the year (2014 to 2015) its share in the minimum subsistence level decreased from 56% to 47%, although it was planned to increase to 100%.

But in some regions even the official unemployment rate significantly above the nationwide rate of real unemployment (5,3%), according to the labor report in 2015. The worst situation in Chechnya, where an official status of unemployed persons was 14.9 percent of able-bodied citizens and Ingushetia — 14,4%. The real unemployment rate in these regions in 2015 was estimated at 16.7% (in Chechnya) and 30.8% (in Ingushetia). In three of the most unemployed regions were Tyva — 20.8% of the real unemployed (the official unemployment rate in the Republic is only 4.5%).

Regional employment centres are responsible regional authorities: since 2007 credentials in the field of employment assistance was transferred to the regional level, and in 2012 the regions to independently determine the staffing of their centers, reminded the Ministry of labor in the explanation for . As a result, in some regions the number of employment services has decreased significantly, the documents that would regulate the States employment centers, depending on the situation on the labour market in a specific region, do not exist, follows from the review of the Ministry.

The results of execution specified by the Ministry of the indicators will be reported to the governors “with the aim of making management decisions”. Strengthening the responsibility of the governors for the performance of these indicators is now discussed, to the review of the Ministry of labor.

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