The size of the unemployment benefit in Russia will increase 1.5 times

the Ministry said the decision to increase the size of unemployment benefits by 1.5 times in April 2020

the Amount of unemployment benefits will increase from 8 thousand rubles to the level of the minimum wage – 12,130 thousand rubles.

the Benefit will be increased at the instruction of the President of the Russian Federation.

Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed to increase support for citizens who lose their jobs.

the Maximum amount of benefits for citizens of pre-retirement age will increase from 11,280 thousand to 12,130 thousand rubles. This payment can count on the Russians for 5 years before retirement age.