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Experts discuss two-fold hike in minimum wage

What are the implications for national budget and employers?

Experts discuss two-fold hike in minimum wage
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On 31 October, Monday, 2016 at 12:00 Gorshenin Institute will hold a round table on the topic "Two-fold raise in minimum wage: the triumph of social justice or populism."

Issues for discussion:

  1. Two-fold raise in minimum wage - economic or political step of the government?
  1. Will the parliament support the Cabinet's move?
  1. Whom and how the minimum wage change will impact? What are the implicit numbers and indicators?
  1. How a sharp change in the minimum wage will impact the national budget?
  1. How a sharp change in the minimum wage will impact small, medium and big businesses? What does it spell for employers?
  1. How the minimum wage hike will impact the purchasing power and living standards of Ukrainians?

Participants of the round table:

  • Andriy Reva, Minister of Social Policy of Ukraine;
  • Boryslav Rosenblatt, MP, PPB;
  • Vadym Ivchenko, MP, Fatherland;
  • Natalya Shapoval, Director, Research Department the Kyiv School of Economics (KSE);
  • Yevhen Kapinus, Deputy Minister of Finance of Ukraine.

Roundtable moderator: Sonya Koshkina, Editor-In-Chief

The organizer of the roundtable: Gorshenin Institute

Make sure to mention Gorshenin Institute as the event organizer in the news coverage.

Contacts for media accreditation: (044) 230 49 62

The address of Gorshenin Institute: Kyiv, 18b Mala Zhytomyrska St. (entrance through the arch from Mikhailivskyy lane)

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