Media reported about the plans of the Ministry of labor to streamline the regulation of inspections of employers


Moscow. 2 Nov. The Ministry of labour and social protection of the Russian Federation intend to finalize a bill banning the Supervisory authorities to check the implementation by employers of the labour legislation inherited from the Soviet era, reports the newspaper “Izvestia”. As explained to the edition in the Ministry, we are talking about the new edition of the law “On protection of rights of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs”, which takes effect from 1 July 2017.

According to the publication, inspection bodies, in particular, will not be able to control the order leave granted in the definition of seniority, the security requirements of industries. The relevant law was adopted by the Duma on 24 June 2016. Initially, the version of the bill included a ban “to verify the fulfillment of requirements, established by normative legal acts of Executive authorities of the USSR and RSFSR and do not comply with the legislation of the Russian Federation”. Later, the wording was reduced to “check compliance with the requirements established by the regulatory legal acts of Executive authorities of the USSR and RSFSR”.

In a press-service of the Ministry of labor publication explained that the inability to verify the performance of the existing norms of the Soviet times may lead to violation of workers ‘ rights and foster the growth of social tension.

The Ministry intends to correct the mistakes in the law, but asking for this time – until January 1, 2019.

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