The employment system in Ukraine must be reformed in order
to support the creation of workplaces, and we should abandon a practice of just
financing the employment service. This was stated by Prime Minister of Ukraine
Volodymyr Groysman during the meeting of the Government on Wednesday.
"I'm not going to support the employment service, I'm not going to support the unemployed. I'm going
to provide people with normal jobs and normal wages. The change of this philosophy
should be on the agenda of all those who engage in employment service",
said the Head of Government, adding there is the need to change the situation
in this area.
"I think we should replace the funding model with the
model of support for creation of jobs," he noted.
Minister believes that labour market and policies to
stimulate employment must be upgraded.
regard he stressed the need to ensure fast transition from forming approaches
to bringing in practical changes in this field. Volodymyr Groysman voiced
conviction that the ideas of the Government that are soon to be presented will
show their effectiveness.
according to him, the system should be reformed in synergy with employers and
trade unions to ensure the balance, primarily between the employees and
Groysman stressed that the employment system should be focused on creating
jobs, but its current state encourages unemployment.
He gave the
example that often job seekers apply for job vacancies offered by the
employment service with an aim to get the mark about non-conformity and receive
Government assistance as a result.
context the Head of Government emphasized the importance of creating new jobs
and providing economic development for this purpose.
to him, the amount of vacancies in the country is not enough to satisfy the
needs of Ukrainians n workplaces.
In this regard, he acentuated that the
Government had laid a good foundation for economic growth, and launched
modernization and overhaul of the country, local economic development. In particular, among the budgeted
priorities are the restoration of Ukrainian industry,
the development of export potential, that would entail the creation of jobs
with normal wages.
also the need to prolong deregulation, stressed Volodymyr Groysman. He assured
that the Parliament decision on the simplification of tax administration would
improve investment climate in the country.
the state order for professional staff must meet the needs of labour market, said the Head of Government. In this
context, he reminded that retrofitting of vocational education by the
Government had already yielded some initial results.