Topilin: the regionalization of the minimum wage will not

Topilin: the regionalization of the minimum wage will not

Labor Minister of the Russian Federation noted that the size of the minimum wage when it is increased to the subsistence minimum will be uniform for the whole country.

Labor Minister Maxim Topilin said that the regional differentiation of the minimum wage (SMIC) during his increase to the minimum wage will not.

That was the idea, we discussed it, weighed the pros and cons, but abandoned it, decided to leave a single minimum wage.Maxim Topelement of labour and social protection

On the eve of Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets said that the Cabinet rejected the idea of regionalisation of the minimum wage.

Earlier, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev instructed the ministries of labour, Finance and economic development to develop a bill that increases the minimum wage to a living wage.

Today the minimum Wage in Russia amounted to 7.5 thousand rubles, from 1 July this year it will grow by 4% to 7.8 thousand rubles. The value of the subsistence minimum for able-bodied population in the IV quarter of 2016, up from 10 466 roubles.