Operators support the idea of the draft law on remote work

The largest Russian operators support the idea of the draft law on remote work, many companies have already transferred part of the staff on this format, respondents reported RIA Novosti the representatives of the operators.

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 earlier Tuesday, the lower house of Parliament the draft law on regulation of remote work. The head of the state Duma Committee on labour and social policy Yaroslav Nilov told RIA Novosti that the bill may be passed in the current session.

"MegaFon" also supports this initiative, but the company believes it necessary to modify some important points. "In particular, difficulties may arise when the restrictions are lifted at the workplace, its presence must be considered to determine the regional coefficient and Northern allowance. It is also necessary to clarify the concept of "graph of interaction" and how it differs from working time", - told the press service. The company also noted that it is necessary to organize joint work with the business community to amend, able to take into account the interests of employees and employers.

In early June, the head of Rostelecom Mikhail Oseevsky at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the communications and IT industry pointed to the need to improve legislation regulating remote work. In particular, he noted that will be in demand not only full (when all the time the person works remotely), but also a combined remote, when of the time is spent in the office. Such a mechanism in the legislation today provides.

According to the head of "Rostelecom" in connection with this need and the changing mechanisms of interaction between the employee and the employer, because the legislation requires the signing of a large number of different documents. Oseevsky believes that it is necessary to transfer part of this document in electronic form, to support remote capabilities. In his opinion, it is advisable to use the unified portal of public services.

However, Tele2 considered that the draft law imposes excessive regulation. "To effectively work with this format on their own. Tele2 before the pandemic, during the last two years have practiced the ability to work remotely and has its own successful experience in this topic", - said the press service of the operator.

In turn, employees of MTS for several years it is possible to use for remote work or for a few days or for a full work week. "Before the plague, this possibility was used by about a thousand employees. This is mainly popular among the it and product teams as well as employees, whose functionality allows moisture to move to the remote control," explained a company representative.

"Beeline" from 2016 is implementing a project for remote work BeeFREE, in which worked out and the paperwork based on the actions of the current legislation. "Now in a fully remote mode are more than 90% of employees. Full BeeFREE for the entire company extended until the end of the summer, until 31 August 2020", - noted in a press-service of the operator.