Minimum wage to increase in stages – Labour Ministry develops proposals


February 14, Fineko/abc.az. The proposals will be prepared for changes to legal acts on the regulation of the labor market, gradual increase of the minimum wage in order to ensure decent work and prevent informal employment.

ABC.AZ reports that the Ministry of Labor & Social Protection stated that a new model of employment services that meets modern standards will be formed in the local offices of the State Employment Agency and DOST Centers.

The "Employment" subsystem of the Ministry will be developed, and work

will be activated to attract to active employment measures the people who are particularly in need of social protection and who are experiencing difficulties in getting a job. The network of regional vocational education centers for the unemployed and job seekers, as well as the network of vocational rehabilitation centers for people with disabilities, will be expanded.