Littler Global Guide - Russia - Q2 2020

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Proposed National Plan of Action

Proposed Bill or Initiative

Author: Uliana Kozeychuk, Associate – Littler United States

The Russian government proposed various measures to rebuild the economy and reduce the unemployment rate. These measures include:

  1. Allow workers to work remotely full or part-time without having to create new employment agreements;
  2. Allow electronic HR documentation;
  3. Allow new companies to hire workers for up to one year;
  4. Extend employment agreements beyond their term;
  5. Reduce categories of workers to undergo medical exams; and
  6. Allow distance learning and testing.

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