Lawmakers intend to reform system of foreign workers quotas in Russian regions

Itar Tass
Monday 21st October, 2013

writes. The authors of the amendments to the law, First Deputy Chairman of the Duma Defense Committee Sergei Zhigarev (LDPR) and committee member Alexei Zhuravlev (United Russia), believe the present practice of job quotas for foreigners is inefficient, as it does not take real needs in regions into account. They propose to introduce an index of shortage of own labor resources. According to the Rosstat federal statistics agency’s data cited by the authors in the explanatory note to the draft law, the needs for workers are much lower than the number of unemployed people in all Russian regions…

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