Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin has unveiled a new pilot employment program for poor families with children. About it the mayor of the stories during a round table discussion on additional measures to improve family incomes, reports RIA “Novosti”. Specialized employment center “My career” in Moscow, in addition to Sobyanin was opened by the Chairman of the government of the Russian Federation Tatyana Golikova and the Minister of labour and social protection Maxim Topilin.
According to Sobyanin, Moscow is the traditional system of employment has created a new model of employment services, consisting of 53 territorial employment services, 4 flagship centers My work and one specialized centre “My career”.
“We have created a specialized center of “My career”, which is a combined service of employment, social protection, education, health – collected all city services,” said the mayor.
He said that the center was created to provide assistance mainly to families with children who are in difficult situations who have low incomes
Sobyanin said that the programme will help to identify families with low incomes, to invite them to the conversation and help to solve various issues, including finding work.
“For the first time in history, we are starting to work actively with this group. If the employment service sat and waited, when shall I come and write the application, now we invite people to help them”,- said Sobyanin.
Meanwhile, the mayor said that even in employment, at the exit of the family from a poor, urban benefits will remain with her for three years.
According to Sobyanin, the city’s direction while in the experiment, but the first months of operation showed that it is very popular.