On commission of Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr
Groysman there has been established a working group within the Government headed
by line Vice-Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko to monitor implementation
of the decision about raising the minimum wage twofold. Similar ad hoc working
groups will be set up in regions and cities all across the country.
"I gave a commission to the line Vice-Prime Minister Pavlo
Rozenko, he engages in this issue, groups were set up
to clearly monitor the situation, namely how wages are accrued, how these are paid.
In the near future we will establish communication so that people could inform
us in detail, which company fails to pay salaries, or where they are cut or understated...
Basing on these we will provide clear response as there will be established special
working groups in the regions and towns responsible for revealing such facts and
helping to restore justice", said the Prime Minister on opening a
Government’s meeting on Wednesday.
The Prime Minister set a task to provide weekly informing about
specific numbers how the Government decision on raising the minimum pay is
executed. In turn, he will update the country "what is the situation with payment
“We will provide data in public that will prove the change
of the remuneration system to the Ukrainian citizens. It is also a very
important priority for us”, assured Volodymyr Groysman. “We will ensure this
decision be implemented in full throughout the country."
The Government cooperates in this issue in particular with
trade unions and Federation of Employers, he added.
want to assure you that I will make each employer properly evaluate the work of
his employees. It’s no big deal, if business owner earns a little less money but
his employees will earn much more. We must guide by such logic in our
actions," said the Prime Minister.
The Head of
Government criticized those who oppose raising the minimum wage, adding that
this decision is fair to protect interests of Ukrainian citizens and was backed
by the Parliament.