16 of August. The Governor of the Novosibirsk region Vladimir Gorodetsky has signed the decree according to which migrants are forbidden to occupy certain positions in the region.
Leaders and businessmen of the Novosibirsk region is now prohibited to involve foreign nationals working under patents, by 16 specialties.
Migrants allowed to work with children. Not only in schools, but also kindergartens and children's camps during school holidays, as well as in the manufacture of dietary and baby food.
In addition, foreign citizens are allowed to work as taxi drivers, editors, accountants, extract minerals, to breed wild animals and trade of timber. Migrants are also allowed to go hunting, fishing, and pick berries and mushrooms for sale.
The ban came to work in the field of law, audit, HR (hiring and recruitment), providing secretarial and editorial services and translation services.
- Within 3 months from the date of entry into force of this decree, all economic entities of the region, guided by the requirements of the labor legislation of the Russian Federation, it is necessary to bring the number of foreign workers employed in accordance with this decision, - stated in the document that was published yesterday on the official website of the government of the Novosibirsk region.
Control over execution of this decree is entrusted to the first Deputy Chairman of the government of the Novosibirsk region Vladimir Znatkova.
As informs "the Russian newspaper" the decision was taken in accordance with the Federal Ordinance 2015, which the Russian Government gave the regions the possibility to regulate the number of foreign citizens engaged in labor activities, and areas in which they can be occupied.
The Novosibirsk region is not the first region where foreigners are prohibited to engage in certain activities. So, in January 2015, the Sakhalin Governor Konstantin Ilkovsky has signed a decree according to which foreigners are prohibited to work in forestry, wood processing, trade, as well as in companies engaged in passenger transportation. The prohibition in the sphere of transport, local authorities explained the significant increase in the number of road accident with participation of foreign citizens.
According to the regional Ministry of labor, the Novosibirsk region was allocated the largest quota for attraction of foreign citizens. It amounted to 5 thousand people. For comparison, in the Tomsk region quotas were allocated a total of 1500, in the Altai Republic is just 150.
As a result, in the Novosibirsk region share of visitors from foreign countries were much higher than the share of immigrants from other regions of Russia. Most often to work in the Novosibirsk oblast was visited by the citizens of Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan.
The government of the Novosibirsk region has considered that the ban on certain activities of foreign citizens will help to improve the crime situation and will increase the demand on the labour market for local specialists. Officials are also convinced that such measures will not affect the economic situation in the region.
Meanwhile, in one of the local transport companies operating several dozens of migrants from neighboring countries. According to the management of the company while there is no one to replace them. Vacant seats of bus drivers, residents of the Novosibirsk region does not attract.
The resolution sets a ban in 2016 on the future prospects of the decree is not a word.
Residents of Novosibirsk reacted to the news alert: "Transport, wondering how? Because the trolleybuses of the most – visitors: the conductors and drivers. A bus? Will have to increase wages to drivers, and it will affect us!", - wrote in social network Vkontakte user Ilya Lisitsyn.