The State Service of Ukraine on Labor imposed UAH 3 billion of penalties because of inspections. Business owners are seriously concerned about this fact. Anytime the State Service of Ukraine on Labor’s inspectors can visit any office or shop with an off-schedule examination. They check on undeclared work, timeliness and completeness of salary payment, keeping on minimal guarantees in labor remuneration.
Sergey Silchenko, the lawyer and partner of the law firm ILF, shared practical cases and gave valuable advice re preparing employees and documents for inspection. The speaker outlined and commented on three directions: risks estimation, quality assessment of HR records keeping and preventive measures taking.
“First of all, it is worth familiarizing with an Act of Supervision on the site of the State Service of Ukraine on Labor and make a self-check on each point”, suggested the lawyer. He also underlined the importance of preparing the employees and giving them instructions in case of inspection. Sergey also pointed participants’ attention to the necessity of wage indexation and precision in holiday allowance calculation.