The minimum wage want to raise 50 USD

Минимальную зарплату хотят повысить на 50 гривен

In Ukraine, will increase a living wage

From 1 December the cost of living will rise to USD 1544, the forecasts of the Cabinet.

From 1 December in Ukraine will improve social standards by 10%. The bill was supported at the meeting of the Cabinet.

In particular, the decision to raise the minimum wage from 1550 to 1600 USD, and a living wage – from 1399 to 1544 USD.

Recall that the draft Budget for 2016 envisages an increase of the subsistence minimum for one person from January 1, 2016 – 1330 UAH, from 1 may 1399, and December 1, 1496.

The government also intends to abolish the taxation of pensions. The bill will be submitted to the Verkhovna Rada, said Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman.

“We need to make two of the bill on strengthening of social protection of the population. And I am sure that the Parliament will support these decisions: what we from 1 may 2016 abolished the taxation of pensions”, – he said at a government meeting.

As reported, today the Cabinet also decided on a single price for gas for the population and industry to 6879 hryvnia per thousand cubic meters. However, canceled a preferential price for gas, which operated for private households.