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17 January 2019, 14:39

2.3 thousand disabled people found work through Bashkiria employment service

UFA, 17 January 2019. /Bashinform News Agency, Galina Bakhshieva/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/.
The vast majority of people with disabilities who applied to employment centers for jobs in Bashkortostan were employed last year, the Ministry of Labor RB stated.
“In 2018, 3.8 thousand disabled people applied. This is by 6 percent more than in 2017. Of these, 2.3 thousand people were employed,” Roza Kuzmenko, press secretary of the Ministry of Labor of Bashkortostan, said. “The share of employed people with disabilities amounted to 60 percent of the total number of people who applied. This is by 4 percent more than in 2017”.
As the department stressed, employers were reimbursed for the organization of workplaces for the employment of persons with disabilities, including the creation of infrastructure and the adaptation of disabled in the workplace.
Thus, in 2018, more than 21 million rubles were allocated from the republican budget for the organization of 267 jobs for the employment of disabled people.
According to the Pension Fund of Russia as of November 1, 2018, out of 74.7 thousand disabled people of working age living in Bashkiria, more than 16 thousand people had employment or about 22 percent.
Author:Galina Bakhshieva
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