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From 5 to 28 October, employers are required to transfer at least 30 percent of employees to remote work.

Every Monday from 12 to 28 October, employers will provide data on the number of employees working from home and those who continue to visit businesses and organizations. The requirement is enshrined in the Decree of the Mayor of Moscow No. 97-UM dated October 6 and applies to both individual entrepreneurs and organizations.

These measures are associated with an increase in the number of cases of coronavirus infection and should strengthen control over the implementation of restrictions. From 5 to 28 October, employers are required to transfer at least 30 percent of employees to remote work.

“The epidemiological situation remains tense. The number of detected cases of coronavirus infection is growing daily. Metropolitan entrepreneurs and organizations need to protect themselves and their employees and transfer the maximum possible number of citizens to remote work, paying special attention to older employees. Today, it is important to do everything possible to curb the growth of morbidity and avoid the need to impose severe restrictions, ”emphasized the head of the Department of Entrepreneurship and Innovative Development of the city of Moscow

Alexey Fursin.

Information will need to be transmitted through a special service in the personal account of a legal entity or individual entrepreneur on the official website of the Mayor and the Moscow Government. It is important to prepare and provide information in advance. In addition, the Moscow City Information Technology Department recommends that employers register their personal account on the portal now or check access to it if the account was created earlier. The service will start working on October 9. To submit data, you must download and fill out a special form. In it, you need to indicate the name of the organization, its TIN, legal address and other information, as well as impersonal information about employees who work in person and remotely.

Earlier, organizations approved the requirement for the mandatory transfer to remote work of at least 30 percent of the total headcount, enshrined in the Decree of the Moscow Mayor of October 1, 2020 No. 96-UM. The document also prescribes transferring people over 65 and those suffering from chronic diseases to remote work.

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In case of failure to provide the specified information and violation of the requirement on the minimum share of personnel working remotely, employers are subject to administrative liability and fines.

You can download a form template for filling out and find out detailed information on the procedure for providing information at official website Mayor and Government of Moscow. You can ask questions of interest by phone: +7 (495) 870-72-98.

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