Labor Minister told about the likelihood of a significant reduction of the working day

In the twenty-first century a standard work day can be significantly reduced. This was stated by labor Minister of Russia Maxim Topilin at the St. Petersburg International economic forum, writes

“It will be four hours, maybe five, maybe six, I don’t know. Maybe someday we two hours everything will work out, and then go about their business,” — said the Minister.

The size of the salary, he said, will only grow.

Reduction of work load of the associates with the widespread use of robots, reports TASS. However, to fully replace humans, as suggested by the Minister, they are not capable.

In March, the leader of LDPR Vladimir Zhirinovsky supported the initiative of the party on the reduction of the working week to 35 hours in summer. The Committee on labor, social policy and veterans Affairs of the state Duma recommended to reject the bill.