PM: Russia allocates 39 bln rbl to ease labor market tensions
MOSCOW, Apr 4 (PRIME) -- The Russian government has allocated 39 billion rubles to the measures to ease pressure on the labor market, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said on Monday.
"Concerning employment, this is a crucial question in the times of sanctions pressure. We are taking a comprehensive approach to the issue. So far we have spent 39 billion rubles on the measures that will allow us to ease the labor market pressure," Mishustin said.
The measures include unemployment benefits and retraining, he said.
(83.4285 rubles – U.S. $1)