The State Duma approved the law on increasing the minimum wage for 2022 – RBK

The State Duma adopted in the third reading a bill to increase the amount of the minimum wage (minimum wage) for the next 2022. This is stated on website lower house of parliament.

If the bill is approved by the President, the minimum wage will increase by 8.6% and will be equal to 13,890 rubles. monthly. In 2021, the minimum wage was 12 792 rubles. per month.

Relevant amendments to Russian legislation proposed President Vladimir Putin November 18. He also said that the level of indexation of the subsistence minimum, which is set in the budget at 2.5% for the next year, is insufficient due to the accelerated inflation in the country’s economy. In 2021, the cost of living is 11 653, according to Putin’s proposal, it should be raised by the same 8.6% – up to 12 654 rubles. The next day, the head of state introduced the corresponding bill to the State Duma.

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Photo: Vitaly Belousov / RIA Novosti

In mid-November, the initiative was unanimously supported profile committee of the State Duma on budget and taxes. The chairman of the committee, Andrei Makarov, said that the measures proposed by the president would make it possible to “really fight poverty” by allocating money to the most needy categories of people.

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