Fourteen employees of the municipal enterprise in the Republic of Khakassia declared a hunger strike because of wage arrears for a total amount of 600 thousand rubles. As reported FlashSiberia, such measures had to go to the staff of MUP UK “the Administration of Vershino-Teya village Council” from the village of Vershina TEI in Askizsky district.
“The company is in the process of bankruptcy, his accounts receivable amounts to 12 million rubles. Debtors – the local population, including the wealthy deputies”, – said the source FlashSiberia in the government of Khakassia Republic.
Also, the utility came out to protest. “Protest takes place on the street,” – said the Agency interlocutor. According to him, the local authorities intervened in the situation and are ready to transfer the MUP funds for salary.
In September of this year it became known that in Zabaykalsky Krai blocked account 80 public institutions, mainly schools and kindergartens, from-for debts before the Pension Fund and the enterprises of housing and communal services. Chairman of the Federation of trade unions of the region Zoya Prokhorov has not excluded that till the end of the year there will be interruptions in the payment of wages to employees.
The problem with debts to state employees in Transbaikalia surfaced in early September 2015. Then the press got the information that caregivers and teachers have stopped paying wages. The doctors then threatened mass dismissal, and the government of the province explained that the funds for the payment of salaries in the regional budget ended.
In early July of this year the specialists of the Centre of economic and political reforms (CEPR) came to the conclusion that Russia is increasing the number of cases of delay of salaries and related labor conflicts and protests. In the beginning of the year, experts have recorded 132 cases of labor protests in 57 regions (excluding Moscow and Saint-Petersburg). In March, the labor conflict escalated: CEPR has identified 97 new cases of conflict, among them defected to the labour protests – 26.