Employers can transfer employees to remote work, even if it is not stipulated in the employment contract, told RIA Novosti in the press service of the Ministry of labor.
"Yes, in order to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus infection, employers can organize the use of flexible modes of work for employees that have such technical capabilities," - said in the Ministry on the question of the possibility of transition to remote work, if it's not part of the employment contract.
The state Duma plenary session on Tuesday adopted in the first reading the draft law on regulation of remote work.
A bill introduced in the state Duma the Chairman of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin, the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko, as well as a group of deputies and senators. It provides a systematic processing rules remote operation, the availability of their application, the possibility of combining office and remote work.
Interaction with the employer after hours on remote pay as overtime work and compensation of electricity costs for these employees will be settled in accordance with the acts of organizations and employment contracts, told RIA Novosti in the Ministry of labor.
State Duma deputies and Federation Council members in June, has developed draft amendments to the Labour code of the Russian Federation regarding the regulation of remote and remote work. As noted in the bill, while working remotely in local regulations may provide for the procedure for compensation of expenses in connection with the use of personal equipment and software and hardware. In particular, this can be payment of electricity consumed.
Government Commission on legislative activities endorsed the project on regulatory aspects of remote work, but pointed to a number of points that need further improvement, follows from the draft opinion, at the disposal of RIA Novosti.
In June, the Chairman of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin, the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko, as well as a group of deputies and senators introduced in the lower house of the Parliament bill on the regulation of remote work.
Remote work in Moscow will allow to reduce circular migration of citizens and reduce the traffic on the roads, Chairman of the Moscow city Duma Alexey Shaposhnikov.
He noted that the amendment of labour laws was due primarily to an epidemic of coronavirus, but also this situation has already revealed pre-existing issues of workers and employers on registration of relevant legal relations in the framework of remote work. According to him, for such a huge megapolis as Moscow, these issues are particularly relevant.
Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin has asked the capital's employers possible to extend remote working employees for another couple of months.
"I think that especially now, when we go out "Coveney" history, if possible in the office to keep udalenku, it is necessary to maintain in the coming weeks, maybe even a month or two still further. Still there is a danger of infection, and the less people sit in the office, the better", — said Sobyanin in the air "Russia 1".