The workplaces of conscripted people and of the people participating in the defense of the homeland on a voluntary basis will be maintained

12 October, 2020

Amendments and supplements were made in RA Labor code for the purpose of full regulation and protection of rights of people conscripted to the mobilization military service and people participating in military defense operations on a voluntary basis conditioned by the military state announced in the Republic of Armenia in the result of large-scale military operations unleashed by Azerbaijan since September 27.

The following guarantees are determined for the employees conscripted to the mobilization military service and employees participating in military defense operations on a voluntary basis:

When performing mobilization military service or participating in military operations of defense of Republic of Armenia, as well as of other countries on the basis of mutual military assistance agreements with the Republic of Armenia or the state authorized body in the field of defense on a voluntary basis (volunteer) the employee shall be relieved of his/her duties for that period maintaining the job (position)

The above mentioned period shall be included in the employee's seniority (work experience). 

As for the remuneration of the employees in that period, the according to the RA law “On military service and on the status of a soldier” people conscripted to the mobilization military service and people   participating in military defense operations on a voluntary basis shall receive remuneration from the state budget, the size of which will be calculated in accordance with the order established by the RA law “Оn remuneration of persons occupying public positions”. At the same time, the employer also may pay remuneration to the employee for that period based on the agreement reached between the employee and the employer.

At the same time, the employer also may pay remuneration to the employee for that period based on the agreement reached between the employee and the employer.

RA law “On making amendments and supplements in the labor code of the Republic of Armenia” determining these and a number of other amendments was adopted in the second reading and in full by RA National Assembly on October 9 of 2020, by which some amendments and supplements were made in RA labor code and shall be applicable both to the labor relations which arose before the mentioned law came into legal force and to the labor relations which were continuing at the moment of its coming into legal force.

 

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