On September 16, 2014 the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine and the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine adopted a joint Order No. 661/1541/58 to amend the Instruction on the procedure for keeping employment records. The amendments are meant to simplify the termination procedure for labor agreements concluded between an employee and an individual entrepreneur using employees’ labor.
It should be recalled that such agreements shall be registered or terminated with the employment center at the place of such individual’s residence pursuant to Article 241 of the Labor Code of Ukraine.
From now on, it will be possible to register termination of such labor agreements with any employment centers to confirm the entries in the relevant work record books. Information about concluded labor agreements shall be displayed in the Unified Informational and Analytical System of the State Employment Service. Therefore, access to such information is possible at any employment center on the territory of Ukraine. The existing regulations stipulate that such labor agreements may be deregistered only with the employment centers they are registered with. As things stand now, with hundreds of thousands persons displaced from the ATO zone, the procedure is quite burdensome and sometimes impossible to implement, as some employment centers in Donetsk and Lugansk regions do not operate. As a result, many internally displaced persons remain officially employed. Thus their employment at a new place of residence is rather complicated.
The adopted amendments will help to simplify the employment procedure for internally displaced persons from the ATO zone.
The Order is currently being registered with the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine. The document will come The Order is currently being registered with t into effect on the day of its official publication.