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Transfer to a Digital Register of Work Experience. Deadline – June 30th, 2020 

by Irina Anyukhina, Margarita Egiazarova, Roman Ramodin

Published: June, 2020

Submission: August, 2020


Until June 30th, 2020, inclusive, companies shall notify employees in written form:

  • on changes connected with setting out a digital register of employees’ work experience;
  • on employees’ right to choose whether to continue keeping a labour book, in hard copy, until December 31st, 2020.

In accordance with the current legislation, companies are obliged to notify the Russian Pension Fund:

  • of employees’ hiring or dismissal – no later than 1 business day following the day when the respective order is issued;
  • of employees’ transfer to another permanent job, or providing an application to continue keeping the labour book in hard copy, or to provide him/her with the digital records of work experience – no later than the 15th day of the monthfollowing the month when such transfer, or filing of an application, occurred.

When the company provides the respective information to the Russian Pension Fund for the first time, the company shall also specify, in the respective form, all information on the employee’s labour activity with this particular employeras of January 1st, 2020.

In case the company fails to file the information with the Russian Pension Fund within the statutory period, or the company provides incomplete, or inaccurate, information, the company and its officials may be subject to administrative liability, e.g. fines.


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