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
"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.