Employees of Railways has promised to raise wages

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Employees of Railways promised to increase the salaries

The company’s management salary promised to cut. Also infrastructure Minister hopes to budget money for the purchase of trains and car repairs.

Employees of the railway in 2019 will increase the wages by 15%. At the same time the salaries of members of the company Board and the administration will be reduced. This was stated by the Minister of infrastructure Vladimir Omelian, during a meeting with employees of the company, the press service of the Ministry.

“This year, launching in experimental mode private cravings. And with that we care about the railroad – the main capital of the company. First, we increase by 15% the wages of workers. Secondly, we will initiate the reduction of the salaries of Board members and administrative staff,” said Omeljan.

He added that sustainable development of Railways is a matter of national importance. The key task is the provision of quality passenger service.

“A draft law on railway transport, the adoption of which will give the industry a whole new perspective. … We believe that this year we will do the same as with the postal service, and Railways will finally get funds from the state budget for the purchase of new passenger trains on the repair of passenger cars,” said Omeljan.

The Minister noted that another important issue is the quality of freight transportation: “This is a sensitive issue. But we believe that only cooperation with major foreign companies can give new quality of Railways.

We will remind, last week the staff of the Railways under the Cabinet demanded higher wages.

As reported earlier in the UZ, to make rail transport profitable, the cost of tickets to raise more than two times.


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