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Criminal liability introduced for dismissal and refusal to hire pre-pensioners

Criminal liability introduced for dismissal and refusal to hire pre-pensioners

The State Duma passed a law introducing criminal liability for unreasonable refusal to hire or firing people of pre-retirement age.

The penalty for violators will be up to 200 thousand rubles or up to 360 hours of community service.

Pre-retirement age is proposed to be considered as five years before retirement.