Fisher Phillips (JD Supra Russia)
Russia Declares Nationwide Paid Week Off to Support Businesses and Employees
In a special Presidential Decree, President Putin announced a national paid week off period between March 30 and April 3, 2020, with limited exceptions. Banks, financial markets, food merchants, and pharmacies will remain open, as well as emergency services providers. All health and vacation resorts will be closed until June.
Russian Employment Law: Terms of Employment and Separation
Terms of Employment. Under Russia’s Labor Code, there is a maximum 40-hour work week for employees, and less than that for certain types of jobs and workers, such as for employees working in dangerous environments or employees under eighteen years of age. The law also contains provisions pertaining to flexible job arrangements, such as virtual work and flexible working hours.
Russian Employment Law: Recruitment and Hiring
Russia, also known as the Russian Federation, is a country with over 143 million citizens. Its capital is Moscow, and its official language is Russian, although there are nearly 30 other languages spoken throughout the country. Russia has the eighth largest world economy and its major businesses include energy and mineral natural resources, agriculture and fishing. Russia is the world leader in...