The purposes are: 1) the employee can obstruct investigation; 2) the employee can influence a witness; 3) the employee can destroy evidence.
The Moscow City Court stated that the purpose of a deadline period for action is to quickly restore the violated rights, and the dependent position of the employee is not a sufficient reason to justify his/her omission.
To dismiss such worker, an employer needs to wait for expiration of the leave (in Russia it could be up to three years).
In case of reorganization: the employer inputs the production process which did not exist in the organization before. The assessment is not required if the employer: 1) has not introduced new jobs; 2) has not changed the working conditions of employees.
According to the result of a joint meeting, the Ministry of Labor will prepare a schedule of changing these regulations.
companies should be aware that the pre-trial procedure for settling a breach of labor rights does not suspend the deadline for filing a claim.
if the employee’s qualifications improve at the expense of the company, even though the employee does not complete the working period, the employer still has to pay for the training.
fines must be deemed illegal in case prescriptions of labor inspectors are canceled.
a newly introduced bill seeks to increase fines up to 70 thousand rubles (approx. EUR 1,000) for employers who interfere with labor inspectors. If the bill is adopted, a director involved in committing multiple administrative offenses within the same year will not be disqualified (current penalty). Instead, only an administrative fine would be imposed.
the right of labor inspectors to control acts of the Soviet Union has to be canceled on July 1, 2017. The Ministry of Labor intends to extend amendments until January 1, 2019 for the transition period.