The state Duma adopted a law increasing the minimum wage to 7800 rubles
Moscow. 7 Dec. INTERFAX.RU — the state Duma at session on Wednesday has accepted in the second and third reading a law increasing the minimum wage (SMIC) to 7800 rubles from 1 July 2017.
Currently the minimum wage is 7500 rubles. Under the bill, the minimum wage will be increased by 4% from July 2017.
Raising the minimum wage will affect 0,93 million workers, according to the explanatory note to the document.
The law was adopted entitled “On amendments to article 1 of the law “On minimum wage”.