The Ministry of Labour (the “Labour Ministry”) has approved the new subsistence level which provides for an increase of the minimum monthly wage in 2020. Starting from 2020, it will grow by 7.5% to amount to RUB 12,130.
Every year, the Labour Ministry revises the minimum monthly wage which should be equal to the subsistence level of the working population across Russia for the second quarter of the previous year. If the subsistence level is lower than that of the previous year, the figure will remain at the same level.
Please be reminded that the federal minimum monthly wage is used to estimate allowances for temporary disability in the following cases:
At present, the following amounts of minimum monthly wages have been established for regions:
Acsour monitors changes to minimum monthly wages and advises you of the need to adjust your HR records.