The increase in salary from April 1 to 6% and from 1 July to 6% for postmen and chiefs of rural post offices.
JSC “Ukrposhta” will increase the salaries of postmen and heads of rural branches in total by 12.4% in two stages from 1 April and 1 July 2019, according to a statement on the website of the company, informs Rus.Media.
As noted in “Ukrpochta”, the salary increase will occur due to the improved financial performance of the company and the receipt of additional funding to cover losses on delivery of pensions.
“Given the additional burden on our postmen and chiefs of offices, especially in rural areas, the decision about salary increase. We appreciate their hard work, and when the “Ukrposhta” has the financial ability – to raise wages and salaries”, – said General Director of the company Igor Smelyansky.
The increase in salary from April 1 to 6% and from 1 July to 6% for postmen and chiefs of rural post offices that have a salary less than the minimum wage based on full-time employment. It is planned that wages will increase more than 37 thousand employees – about 29 thousand postmen and almost 8.5 thousand heads of rural post offices.
The company also noted that since January 1 this year, “Ukrposhta” has raised the salaries of operators and heads of city departments with the greatest volume of shipments and payments.
As of mid-March 2019 in “Ukrposhta” works more than 70 thousand employees, of which 53 thousand – representatives of the production professions.
As reported in December 2018 Director General “Ukrpochta” Igor Smelyansky said that the company will increase the salaries of ordinary employees and has no plans to close the branch. However, he said that additional funds in the amount of UAH 500 million will only last for six months of work of the enterprise in this mode.