In Ukraine planned to raise minimum wage

В Украине запланировали повысить прожиточный минимум

The plans of the Ministry of social policy to cancel a binding of cost of living index for fines, payments, salaries and other payments.

The corresponding statement was made by Minister of social policy Yuliya Sokolovskaya, reports Finance.bigmir.

According to the official, the Ministry has already prepared an appropriate draft law also provide a living wage to increase to 4 000 UAH.

“The cost of living ceased to be a factor which measures poverty. The cost of living index is associated with more than 150 different kinds of payments. We have prepared the bill and are preparing to submit it for consideration by the government tomorrow,” said the Minister.

In addition, Sokolowski said that in parallel with this, the draft law will be submitted for consideration deputies.

“With the head of the profile Committee discussed this issue and collected the meeting of the Committee,” — said the politician.

According to the government, the main steps in the fight against “poverty reduction” is to develop programs for low-income persons.

“To overcome poverty is our problem for 5 years. The first step is to get rid of the subsistence minimum payments, indicators, penalties, wages. In order to raise “minimal”, you have to be sure that together with him will grow a thousand different payments as well,” commented Prime Minister Alexey Goncharuk.

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