Russian Government is preparing to increase unemployment benefit
UFA, 5 July 2018. /Bashinform News Agency, Natalia Ovcharuk/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/.
Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said that the Russian Government was preparing a project to raise the unemployment benefit.
"This initiative is connected with the fulfillment of other tasks that are facing the Cabinet in the next six years. Undoubtedly, the task, as it was for the last six-year plan, is still in creating new highly-qualified jobs", TASS cites Siluanov. "The state now in the new six-year cycle will pay more attention to the issues of retraining, retraining of those professions, for which people are being released, a new quality of education is needed, measures will be taken in this direction".
It is planned that the regulatory act will come into force already in January 2019.
According to the latest data, in Bashkiria the minimum unemployment benefit is 977.5 rubles, the maximum amount is 5 635 rubles.