ANNOUNCEMENT 28 Dec 2015In December 2015, the government of the Russian Federation announced a change for the labour market access of foreign workers.
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On 28 December 2015 in the State Duma, the Lower House of the Russian Parliament, was submitted for parliamentary discussion draft bill No. 964311-6 'On Amendments of Federal Law 'On the Legal Status of Foreign Citizens in the Russian Federation''.
It is proposed to give the regions of the Russian Federationthe right each year to establish the permitted share of foreign workers used in different economic sectors. The authors of the initiative believe that such a measure will enahnce the flexibly in response to changes in the situation on the regional labour markets.
The GTA reports this measure because the probability it to be approved is above average and will report its development.