It is estimated the proportion of Russians who because of the quarantine reduced wages

More than half of Russians (58%) since the restrictive measures, declared the pandemic coronavirus infection COVID-19, reduced wages. These are the results of a survey conducted earlier in may, online job search and recruitment “”.

the study showed, employers more than half of the respondents from the beginning of quarantine (from 30 March) have had their wages cut, RBC reports.

However, more than a third (39%) of respondents said that their income remained at the same level, and in 3% it had increased.

we will Remind, last week the all-Russia centre of studying of public opinion presented the results of its survey indicating that the vast majority of Russians consider it necessary to have additional earnings.

“Among all the Russians would like to find a part time 71%, most were men (76%), as well as youth and middle age”, — emphasized in the research poll.

the Most attractive areas of employment for part-time work was called sale or trade (8%), construction (8%) and education (5%).

At the same time, according to the sociologists, “among working Russians (54% of total population), the majority allow for the opportunity to have additional employment, income (70%)”.

Meanwhile, in Russia there are already 1 million 665 thousand officially registered unemployed, and the increase on non-business days was 29%. Such data may 20 in the Federation Council was voiced by Vice-Premier of the Russian Federation Tatyana Golikova. She also said that at the end of may is planned the meeting with the President on the question of additional support measures on the labour market. “When we were in the mode of non-working days, the employer should maintain payroll for employees, but we understand that problems in the labor market is,” he said.

meanwhile, according to “Levada-center”, has a quarter of Russians (25%) pushedis delayed payment of wages and redundancies (26%). Almost a third of respondents (32%), in the family which is involved, replied that they personally or their family members have already touched upon the problem of reducing wages, reported yesterday with reference to the results of a survey conducted April 24-27.

on 13 may, the President of the Confederation of labour of Russia (KTR) Boris Kravchenko has declared “to Interfax” that the real growth of unemployment in Russia led to the fact that at the moment is actually unoccupied turned every tenth able-bodied Russian. “According to recent data, the registered unemployed are already 1.4 million people. This means that, according to the ILO, total unemployment in the country at the moment can be up to 8 million people,” — said the expert.

the methodology of the International labour organization considers not only the registered unemployed but all in fact unoccupied.

Recall that the Russian economy in February—March 2020 was under the powerful impact of two negative factors — the rapid spread of the pandemic coronavirus infection COVID-19 and its deleterious effect on the global economy and collapse in oil prices. Against this background, the rouble significantly depreciated against the dollar and the Euro. Reacting to the situation, the government and the Bank of Russia adopted several packages of measures to support the economy and citizens.

21 April the Russian government announced that the value adopted by the Cabinet of Ministers of measures to support the economy already amounted to 2.1 trillion rubles. Prior to that, head of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation Anton Siluanov said that the budget measures for combating coronavirus and its implications in Russia is about 2.8% of GDP. In General, the total volume of fiscal support to individuals and business of all sectors in the context of pandemic coronavirus, the Ministry of Finance was estimated at 6.5% of GDP.

may 11, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the end of may 12, a single period of days off, entered March 30, RAit invites combat COVID-19. He also announced the beginning of implementation of the third package of anti-crisis measures, under which the state, in particular, will increase targeted support for families with children, small businesses, individual entrepreneurs and self-employed. In addition, Putin instructed the government to prepare a national plan for long-term development of the economy, the recovery in employment and incomes.

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