Government sets timetable for minimum wage increases
In carrying out the task of President Vladimir Zelensky, the government has drawn up a preliminary timetable for raising the minimum wage in Ukraine.
This was reported by the press service of the head of state.
The Office of the President notes that Prime Minister Denis Shmygal and Minister of Finance Sergey Marchenko have made the appropriate calculations and that the head of government today released a preliminary timetable by which they will raise the minimum wage. In particular, from September 1 this year, it will be increased to 5,000 UAH, from January 1 of next year – up to 6,000 UAH, and from July 1, 2021 – up to 6 , 5 thousand UAH.
“It sounds pretty realistic. I am glad it can be accomplished in one year. The well-being of Ukrainians is the main indicator of our effectiveness, “said the President.
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The PO recalled that, fixing the task in the Cabinet of Ministers to increase the minimum wage, Zelensky stressed that the Ukrainians deserved a decent wage.
“I know it’s not easy to take and raise. However, we did not look for easy solutions when we came to power, “said the head of state.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru