State Duma proposed to increase minimum wage to 20,000 rubles

B The State Duma has been offered to increase the minimum wage to 20,000 rubles

A number of parliamentarians were skeptical of the Liberal Party's initiative -democrat.

The group of state Duma deputies of the LDPR faction, including parliamentarian Sergei Leonov, intends to propose to the lower house of parliament on August 11 a bill to increase the minimum wage at 20,000 rubles per month.

According to the head of the Committee on Labor and Veterans Affairs Yaroslav Nilov of the Telegram channel, according to the authors' idea, the changes are expected to take effect on January 1 of next year.

The document indicates that funds from the National Social Protection Fund, which has 13.5 trillion rubles as of January 1 of this year, may become a source of spending to raise the minimum wage.

The purpose of the project, as follows from the explanatory note, & # 8211; help the most vulnerable categories of Russians.

According to them, the low level of minimum wages leads to a vast underground economy, & # 8220; working poor & # 8221 ;, corruption and stratification of the population.

The developers have said that the minimum wage, even in developing countries in Asia and Europe, is double the minimum wage in Russia.

In response to the proposal, State Duma Deputy Adalbi Shkhagoshev said that at the moment the growth of the minimum wage is unrealistic.

He believes that for such changes it is necessary to wait until the moment when the draft is submitted for consideration, and the new composition of the State Duma will consider it.

& # 8220; I would like to believe that this initiative is carefully crafted and is not tied to elections because we are talking about some very serious numbers & # 8221; – commented on the initiative to Izvestia Shkhagoshev.

As RBC clarifies, the size of the minimum wage from January 1 of this year & # 8211; 12,792 rubles, the living wage, which this year was set immediately at 12 months – 11,653.

In addition, the Russian government decided to increase the minimum wage to 13,617 rubles to from 2022.

The Ministry of Labor, in turn, indicated that from 2022 the minimum subsistence level for able-bodied Russians will be 13,026 rubles, children – 11,592, retirees – 10,277.

Earlier, Topnews wrote that at the end of 2020 there was the method of calculating the minimum wage was changed.


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