September 16, at a governmental meeting Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk appealed to
local authorities and RSA and DSA heads: "You are responsible for making funds,
allocated by the Government, reach every citizen out of 12.5 million that fall
under the Government’s program on raising social standards."
Arseniy Yatsenyuk has informed that at today's meeting the Cabinet
of Ministers of Ukraine adopts a resolution on approval of a new tariff scale
consisting of 25 ranks.
He said that under
the first rank qualified workers - teachers, doctors, cultural
workers - "will receive plus almost 19% to the current salary instead of plus
13% to the current level of wages."
other social benefits, the minimum raise will be plus 13%," said the Prime
"In order to
avoid manipulating with figures at the local level and to provide guaranteed
payment of these funds to our doctors, teachers, cultural workers, state
employees, pensioners – the Cabinet of Ministers approves today specific figures
for each tariff category," Arseniy Yatsenyuk emphasised.
A resolution, he
has pointed out, will come into force from the date of entry into force of the
Governmental amendments to the Law on State Budget: "As soon as the Parliament
votes for the budget law, the resolution comes into force, we will immediately provide
additional payments to 12.5 million of Ukrainian citizens."