The Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Russia considers the idea of the possibility of adopting a four-day working week as irrelevant. This was stated by the head of the Ministry of Labor Anton Kotyakov in an interview with Izvestia.
“Taking into account the flexible forms of employment that we have now provided for in the Labor Code, the need to switch to a four-day working week without fail is currently irrelevant,” he said.
According to him, at the current stage it is quite enough to provide the opportunity to work on a flexible schedule or remotely – for certain categories.
“The latest changes in remote employment meet the needs of society, allow the employer to form a flexible schedule. the issues that we are discussing now, “Kotyakov stated.
Earlier, he stated that the Ministry of Labor of the Russian Federation is ready to consider a proposal for a four-day week
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