Russia’s Civic Chamber urges simplified process of employing adolescents
MOSCOW, June 2 (RAPSI) — The Russian Civic Chamber has prepared a number of recommendations aimed at developing a system of employment of minors, the press service of the body informs.
The document was drafted on the basis of the results of round table on professional orientation of children as a system for the formation of a personnel reserve for the economy held on October 2 last year.
Civic activists recommended that the government works out the issue of optimizing and facilitating the process of employing minors by organizations on the register of youth and children's associations, in particular, by eliminating the requirement to present consent from guardianship authorities. In addition, the Chamber recommended determining a single body that would take control of the employment of adolescents.
At the same time, the Chamber urged to introduce respective requirements to employers and motivate them by developing support measures, including benefits and budget subsidies, in order to facilitate establishment of operators for the employment of minors in the regions and to expand the program for attracting adolescents to work.
The topic of adolescent employment is important and relevant, as a request for this is seen both from the parent community and from the students themselves, according to civic activists, who cite a survey according to which 91% of high school students express a desire to earn extra money during summer vacations.