The Cabinet allowed foreigners to combine leadership positions

The government Volodymyr Groysman allowed Ukrainian employers to appoint foreigners to senior Executive positions and obliged to conclude a contract with the employee-a foreigner within 90 days after receiving his work permit in Ukraine.

As reported on Wednesday, January 18, the press service of the Ministry of social policy, the government has amended the procedure of issuing, extension and cancellation of permits to use labour of foreigners and individuals without citizenship.

In particular, the Cabinet has increased from 7 to 10 working days, the deadline for the submission of a copy of any agreement between the employer and the foreigner of the employment contract (contract) and the contract can now be issued for a maximum of 90 calendar days after commencement of the work permit of the foreigner.

Also, employers are entitled to employ foreign expert on certain leadership or management positions (part-time), which is important for enterprises created with foreign investment.

It is assumed, and define the procedure and terms of appeal of decisions of regional employment centers on the refusal to issue a permit, extension of its validity and annulment of the permit, and the Ministry will need to approve the appropriate procedure.

Introduces a provision on the refund to the employer the documents submitted for renewal of permit in case of failure of the regional employment center.

In this case, since the employment of foreigners in Ukraine creates competition for the citizens of Ukraine, remain the requirements for the protection of the national labour market from unskilled foreign labour force and provides that permission will be granted qualified foreign workers and only if there are no unemployed Ukrainian citizens relevant qualification registered at the State employment service.

The report notes that the adoption act is to facilitate business, encourage employers to create jobs, the employment of vulnerable categories of citizens of Ukraine and improve the investment climate in the state.

As reported in the governmental structures of Ukraine are already working officials from Poland , Georgia, Slovakia, and the United States. The ex-head of Georgian Police Academy, which Ukraine has held the position of chief of national police, Khatia Dekanoidze, in 2016 resigned from his post, which chronologically coincided with the rupture of partner relations teams Mikheil Saakashvili of the ruling parliamentary coalition «European Ukraine» and its transition into opposition.

In addition, in Ukraine began to appear the state’s top managers from a number of countries — members of EU, NATO and countries participating in the program «Eastern partnership». In particular, on 17 January the Supervisory Board of the nationalized PrivatBank elected as its Chairman the representative of the International monetary Fund, the Turkish banker Engin Akcakoca.

The Cabinet allowed foreigners to combine leadership positions 18.01.2017

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