The cost of living will also increase.
The level of the minimum wage (minimum wage) for the next year is planned to be increased to 242 rubles, living wage — up to 375 rubles, reported in the Ministry of Labor of the Russian Federation.
The cost of living for 2023 year is proposed to be increased to 14 375 rubles per capita, and the minimum wage — up to 16 15 rubles. The relevant draft laws were supported at a government meeting on Thursday and will be submitted to the State Duma as part of the budget package , — leads RIA Novosti message from the press service of the ministry.
Now the living wage is 42 rubles, and the minimum wage labor — 15 15 rubles.
Recall that the amount of social benefits depends on the cost of living. Thus, with an increase in this indicator, the amounts of payments for needy families with children, a social contract in a number of areas, as well as federal and regional social supplements for pensions also increase.
The Ministry of Labor of the Russian Federation stressed that the increase in the subsistence level will make it possible to increase monthly payments for 15 millions of Russians. The minimum wage, according to the current rules, is 42% of the median wage, but not lower than the subsistence minimum established for the working population. For the next two years, it is proposed to calculate this indicator based on the growth rate of the subsistence minimum.