According to the draft of the new Code of Administrative Offences prepared by the Ministry of Justice, it is planned to include a separate chapter of offences which violate the labor rights of citizens, the rights of the disabled, as well as the rights of social protection of citizens.
It is also planned to provide for the liability of the employer for the incorrect maintenance of an employee's electronic work record book. Thus, a warning will be issued, or a fine imposed for failure to comply with the obligation to compile in electronic form information on an employee's employment activity and for violation of the deadlines for submitting such information to the FIU, or for repeated submission of incomplete and/or unreliable information:
- for officials and individual entrepreneurs in the amount of 300 to 500 rubles;
- For legal entities - from 1,000 to 5,000 rubles.
It is also planned to increase the amount of fines for the following offences:
- violation of the established working hours by the employer,
- the employer's failure to comply with the obligation to record working hours,
- the employer's refusal to establish part-time work at the request of a pregnant woman, a parent (guardian or custodian) with a child under 14 years of age (or a disabled child under 18 years of age), or a person caring for a sick family member in accordance with a medical report,
- allowing an employee to work at night by the employer in violation of labor law requirements,
- the employer's failure to provide the employee with vacation time.
If the new law is passed, the penalties will be:
- For officials and individual entrepreneurs - from 10,000 to 15,000 rubles;
- For legal entities - from 30,000 to 70,000 rubles.
It is also planned to increase the fines for the employer's failure to comply with the obligation to quota jobs for the disabled to 20,000 rubles.