Main changes in the draft la­bor law

Kyiv Post Legal Quarterly - - News -

All em­ploy­ment agree­ments to be in writ­ing

Flex­i­ble reg­u­la­tions for work­ing off premises No job pro­ba­tion pe­riod for men with chil­dren un­der three and for preg­nant women. Breach of non-dis­clo­sure obli­ga­tions to be grounds for dis­missal.

Back­ground checks al­lowed, sub­ject to ap­pli­cant’s con­sent. The in­tro­duc­tion of a six-month pro­ba­tion pe­riod for top man­age­ment.

Tech­ni­cal sur­veil­lance to be al­lowed, sub­ject to no­ti­fi­ca­tion. Sin­gle moth­ers no longer pro­tected from dis­missal for poor per­for­mance. Sev­er­ance pay to be based on em­ployee’s time within a com­pany. Re­mu­ner­a­tion for overnight work to be paid in an amount not less than 30 per­cent of the reg­u­lar rate.

Clearer rules for sus­pen­sion from work du­ties. An­nual paid-leave en­ti­tle­ment to be in­creased from 24 to 28 cal­en­dar days

Sources: CMS Cameron Mckenna, Nobles, and Vasil Kisil & Part­ners

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