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The Ministry has no plans to change the list of non-working days in 2020

Ministry of labor of Russia has no plans to change the list of public holidays in 2020, the project on the transfer of holidays, weekends, is in development, told RIA Novosti press-service of the Ministry.

The head of the Federation of independent trade unions of Russia Mikhail Shmakov told RIA Novosti that the trade unions at a meeting of the Russian tripartite Commission on regulation socially-labour relations has offered to expedite the coordination of production calendar for 2021 to avoid "all sorts of exotic suggestions."

The Kremlin has assessed the proposal to reduce the new year holidays

In the Kremlin there is a position for reducing the Christmas holidays, come from the established practice, stated the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

"No position in the Kremlin on this point. We know that every year in various forms, the discussion is on this topic. But, nevertheless, there is an established practice from which we start," - said Peskov told reporters, answering a question about the Kremlin's position on the proposal to reduce the new year holidays in 2021 to compensate for holidays because of the pandemic coronavirus.

The head of the FNPR called for a review of the policy of attracting migrants to work

The head of the Federation of independent trade unions of Russia (FNPR) Mikhail Shmakov believes that the policy involvement of migrants should be revised, as some employers are cutting costs, attracting migrants willing to work for less money.

Previously, the newspaper "Izvestia" reported that the Russian authorities are discussing the possibility of requiring employers to give preference to Russian citizens and not foreigners when applying for skilled work. According to the newspaper, the advice on this subject take place in our group to implement the concept of state migration policy of the presidential administration.