In the coming years, the minimum wage in Russia will be raised to a living wage. About it in the state Duma said Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. According to him, this is possible.
The minimum wage in the next few years will be increased to a living wage. This was stated by Dmitry Medvedev, speaking with a report on the work of the government in the state Duma, reports TVC.RU.
The Prime Minister reminded that last year the government twice raised the minimum wage to 7,500 rubles. This, according to Medvedev, was not easy.
«I had to spend on this topic several meetings to explain why it should be done. From 1 July this year the minimum wage will rise to 7 thousand 800 roubles. And in the next few years — to the level of the subsistence minimum of working», — said the head of the Cabinet.
Medvedev stressed that the government has to make it possible.
For the fourth quarter of 2016 living wage working person in Russia is 10 466 thousand rubles per person.
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