The Ukrainian government may increase the minimum wage up to 4,100 hryvnia (about $150) by the end of Q1 2018.
Ukraine’s Vice Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko says that the next increase in the minimum wage is scheduled for 2018.
Ukraine’s Prime Minister Volodymyr Hroisman advised Director General of Ukroboronprom State Concern Roman Romanov to file resignation over unsettled salary arrears of the Mykolaiv-based shipyard staff.
The average nominal wage of a full-time employee in Ukraine in October 2017 increased by 0.4 percent from September 2017 and by 37.9 percent from October 2016, to 7,377 hryvnia (about $274.5)
A salary paid to privates of "soldier" rank who conduct tasks in the anti-terrorist operation area (ATO) has been set at 17,000 hryvnia ($644 monthly).
From September 2017, Ukrainian military serving on the 1st and 2nd defense lines in the anti-terrorist operation (AT) area in the Donbas will start receiving increased additional payments.
Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) Oleksandr Turchynov calls for increase of salaries for Ukrainian servicemen and believes their wages must meet NATO standards.
Average salary in Ukraine will reach 7,000 hryvnia ($269 monthly). Next year, the minimum wages will go up as well.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed a law increasing social protection of servicemen and their family members.
The Ministry of Health of Ukraine calculated the cost of primary health care services and compared the expenditures with the proposed tariff for the relevant services.
Average monthly wages in Ukraine increased by 35 percent while the citizens’ real incomes raised by 20 percent.