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 Displaced persons to be hired without probation

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed the bill stipulating that internally displaced persons should be relieved from a probation period when hired for a job.

As reported by Censor.NET citing Ukrainski Novyny, this was announced on the parliamentary website on the page of the bill No 1639.

"The bill has been signed. On June 10, 2016 it was returned with the president's signature," the website reads.

The parliament also decided that a probation period should not be applied to hired pregnant women, single mothers with children under 14 years old or disabled children, elected officials, winners of job contests who were trained off-the-job, and those with a contract under 12 months.

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The Rada also decided that if a person is found unsuitable for a position, the employer should notify the person at least three days prior to dismissal.

Respective amendments were made to the Labor Code.

As of May 23, 2016, 1,783,696 displaced persons (1,445,739 families) from the Donbas and Crimea were registered by Kyiv city and regional administration, Social Policy Ministry said.
 
 
 
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