The Ministry of labor intends to return to the Supervisory authorities the right to monitor working conditions
The labour Ministry is preparing amendments to the draft new wording of the law “On protection of rights of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs”, which from 1 July 2017 should prohibit Supervisory authorities to monitor compliance by employers of norms of the “Soviet” labor laws.
However, according to the Ministry, in the case of entry into force of this law in its current form, the rights of working citizens may be violated, the newspaper “Izvestia”.
For example, the inspection bodies will not be able to control the order leave granted in the definition of seniority, the security requirements of industries. The relevant law was adopted by the Duma on 24 June 2016.
Initially, the wording of the bill also contained a prohibition “to verify the fulfillment of requirements, established by normative legal acts of Executive authorities of the USSR and RSFSR and do not comply with the legislation of the Russian Federation”. Later, the wording was reduced to “check compliance with the requirements established by the regulatory legal acts of Executive authorities of the USSR and RSFSR”.
In a press-service of the Ministry of labor of the newspaper explained that the inability to verify the performance of existing norms of Soviet times could result in a growth of social tension.
The Ministry intends to correct the mistakes in the law, but asking for this time – until January 1, 2019.