Almost 5 billion rubles, Moscow has paid out to the unemployed during a pandemic

Moscow has won first place in a rating of regions on payments of social obligations to the unemployed and to prevent delay in statutory payments are due in 11 days. This was stated by the Vice-mayor of Moscow Anastasia Rakova.

According to her, during the period of the epidemic of coronavirus in Moscow, nearly 200 thousand registered unemployed paid 4 billion 768 million rubles. The official recalled that all the work was done remotely.

“For the period of a pandemic, we took about 500 thousand calls — organized the work of the contact center. 7 million people came for three months on the website, six months ago, he went 5-6 thousand visitors a month,” said Rakova, also adding that with the start of a pandemic has increased the unemployment rate by July 1 it amounted to 2.6%, or 196 thousand people.

the Vice mayor also said that now was a reduction in the number of calls to the employment service for the unemployed.

the press service of mayor’s office clarified that at the moment 196 thousand Muscovites considered unemployed and are registered in the employment center. Unemployed Muscovites receive not only social benefits, but also assistance in finding work.

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