The state Duma approved the second reading of the fines for firing before retirement
The state Duma adopted in the second reading the bill establishing a criminal liability for groundless denial of employment or dismissal of people approaching retirement age, according to the website of the lower house of Parliament.
For employers-violators will be provided a fine in the amount up to 200 thousand rubles or up to 360 hours of community service.
The second reading was prepared three amendments, but all were rejected. Changes will be made to the criminal code, where article appeared “Unreasonable refusal in employment or unreasonable dismissal of the persons who have reached pensionable age”.
Recall that to impose liability for employers for dismissal before retirement was offered by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin during a televised address to the Russians. On 13 September the state Duma adopted the bill in the first reading.