“day off does not apply to weekends or non-working holidays, so the payment is made in common, and not a higher rate”, – explained the Agency’s website.

Also earlier Minister of labor and social protection of the Russian Federation Anton Kotkov said that salaries should not be reduced if their job duties for the period of holidays has not changed.

declared non-working days 6, 7 and 8 may in connection with the introduction of a regime of self-isolation, which will last until may 11, inclusive. However, the days from 1 to 5 may and from 9 to 11 may, according to the factory calendar are considered holiday weekends, so working people are paid in the double size.