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The expert assessed the draft law on remote work

Amendments to the Labour code, which will regulate the rules for remote work, if adopted, will help to protect the rights of both staff and employers, says associate Professor of civil and legal disciplines of REU them. G. V. Plekhanov Natalia Svechnikova.

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 Duma Committee on labour and social policy Yaroslav Nilov told the news Agency that the law may be passed in the current session.

"The bill will streamline and clarify the situation in which employers and employees will be able, relying on the provisions of the law, to protect their rights and build relationships in the framework of the newly established remote order fulfillment business functions. It can be noted that changes in labour legislation, which concern, in particular, a new mode of operation, are essential to ensure the rights of workers," - said the expert.

"Analysis of the provisions of the bill demonstrates the commitment of the legislator to expand the regulation of remote work. Public relations as a subject of legal regulation in this case has already happened, therefore the legislator is excited to provide the legal field for employers and employees", - says in this regard, Svechnikova.

She added that in the case of the bill, many citizens can not only keep your job but get a new one. "At the same time, for the employer, you receive the possibility of additional choice, as the proposed rules contain, for example, the possibility of combining work at the hospital workplace and work remotely," said Svechnikova.

However, the expert stressed that is not yet defined methods of control of the employer, the employee on "udalenke". "Remain unresolved questions of the organization of the control of the employer for actions of employee in the exercise of its functions in remote mode. We cannot allow for a broad introduction of remote working methods violated the rights of citizens to private life, leisure and so on", - concluded the Agency interlocutor.