Minister: In one day 500 people ask to be recognised as unemployed in Penza region
Penza, 12 May 2020. PenzaNews. Employment centres of Penza region receive 500 applications daily from citizens for recognizing them as unemployed. This was reported by Minister of Labour, Social Protection and Demography of the region Alexei Kachan on Tuesday, May 12.
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“I would like to note that the load has increased several times. There are 500 applications per day for recognition as unemployed. In this regard, it was decided to work overtime, including for [...] assigning benefits on time, even on weekends and holidays,” he said during a meeting of the working group of the regional operational headquarters to prevent the entry and spread of coronavirus infection COVID-19, held by videoconference on Tuesday, May 12.
Alexei Kachan specified that the employment centres and the Ministry of Labour of Penza Region had functioned, in particular, from May 1 to 5 and from May 9 to 11.
“All employment centres functioned without fail,” the minister emphasized.