Ministry of Social Development will provide social protection to migrants from the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union. Press service of the ministry reported.
According to it, in case of temporary disability and maternity, migrants from EEU (Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus and Armenia) have the right to social security on a par with the citizens of Kyrgyzstan. It is provided by a relevant government decree.
Temporary disability benefits are paid to citizens of EEU countries who are: in labor relations with an employer (working), individual entrepreneurs, members of peasant (farm) enterprises.
The right to maternity benefits have: individual entrepreneurs, members of peasant (farm) enterprises, persons with official status of unemployed, registered by an authorized state body. Temporary disability and maternity benefits are not set for unemployed citizens.
The right to receive temporary disability and maternity benefits for workers appears from the date of employment and ends on the day of expiry of an employment contract. Individual entrepreneurs gain this right in the month of payment of tax, acquisition of a patent or conclusion of a contract and it ceases on the date of its expiry. Members of peasant (farm) enterprises gain the right since the establishment of right of land ownership.
Recall, the Treaty on accession of Kyrgyzstan to EEU came into force on August 12, 2015.