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Volodymyr Groysman: Government is engaged in elaborating solutions to provide decent wages and increase pensions
08.08.2016 | 13:24

The Government is working to reform the job evaluation system and the pension system which in complex will provide a decent wage for each Ukrainian citizen and an opportunity to increase pensions in Ukraine. This was stated by Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman on opening a Government meeting on Monday.

"Our topmost challenge of today is the issue of job evaluation for Ukrainians. I believe that the work and wages of Ukrainian citizens are undervalued. Therefore, our task today is to reform the wage system so that every Ukrainian citizen could get a decent pay – it’s first. Second, to ensure it is officially declared, and third, a person who is working today earns a normal salary, on the one hand, and on the other hand, for the future - protection of the pension system," said Volodymyr Groysman.

The Prime Minister also stressed that the pension system of Ukraine requires change, in this regard, on the agenda is an issue of providing up-to-date pensions.

"It implies that we should, taking into account the resources of our economy and the Pension Fund, take all necessary decisions to ensure pension in Ukraine could grow. We have ideas about this, we are working at it, we are now considering all possibilities of the economy, what we can offer to Ukrainian citizens, and we will certainly provide our propositions", highlighted Volodymyr Groysman.

According to the Prime Minister, the Government will offer "instead of populist ideas very specific steps" within the shortest possible time, those corresponding to possibilities of the Budget and the economic situation within the country.

"It's vital for us to ensure economic boost. Economic growth will enable us enough resource to invest in improving people's lives", summed up the Prime Minister.


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