In the near
future the Government will propose a system that will provide an opportunity to
restore social equality in payment of wages and pensions for Ukrainian
citizens. This was stated by Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr
Groysman opening the Government’s meeting on Tuesday,
time has come when we can offer the option of how to solve the issue to enable
payment of decent salaries for the Ukrainian citizens, and to restore social justice
in pension provision. This is our principal objective”, said Volodymyr Groysman. “Soon we’ll
present, instead of populist steps, real tools that people will feel".
to him, the wages of Ukrainian citizens are undervalued. "Our goal is to offer
shortly a new system that will allow us to restore justice for working
people", said the Prime Minister.
particular, according to him, it is crucial to de-shadow wages, to destroy the
system of leveling, to give the opportunity to build a high quality retirement
scheme, “so that Ukrainian pensioner, and they are millions of people, could
understand that if he/she works he will get decent pension, and it will be
guaranteed by the state."
Minister expressed his belief that proposals regarding solving of these issues
will bring to elaboration of a shared position and will have the support of
important to ensure that we could allow for all the views and present [a common
variant –ed.] to the Ukrainian society, and we will do it together with the
support of factions of the coalitions of the Parliament, parliamentary factions
ready to support such necessary decisions, together with the President,"
Groysman announced that day there would be approved a
General agreement with trade unions that had not been signed by Government
throughout 5 years.
we will do it. It's not just the deal that we just sign technically, it means
our joint commitment that we will implement in order to protect the rights of
ordinary Ukrainian citizen", he noted.
is our mission? Decent jobs, decent wages, retirement age - decent pensions. I
think the time has come when we are capable of solving all these problems and
we’ll do it", promised Volodymyr Groysman.