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The Moscow government adopted decision No. 381-PP “On approval of the Procedure grants of the mayor of Moscow for active participation of employers in employment of disabled people”. Grants will be provided to legal entities and individual entrepreneurs employing disabled persons of groups 1 and 2. Applications for grants will be accepted until may 15.
Previously on the creation and preservation of jobs for people with disabilities in Moscow was provided only to subsidies. Now for these purposes will be allocated grants of the mayor of Moscow in two categories:
- “For active participation medium enterprises in the employment of persons with disabilities”: 3 grant for employers, which had average number of employees from 101 to 250 persons in the year preceding the year of grant;
- “For the active participation of large enterprises in the employment of persons with disabilities”: 6 grants: 3 of which employers had in the past year average number of employees 251 to 1,000 individuals, 3 grants for employers who had in the past year average number of employees more than 1,000 employees.
The size of grants will depend on amounts of insurance contributions for compulsory pension insurance paid for the disabled of groups 1 and 2 for the calendar year preceding the year of application. Depending on the category and the number of employed people with disabilities, the size of the grant can be three times or five times the amount of the insurance contributions for compulsory pension insurance paid for employed people with disabilities.
Applications for grants will be accepted through may 15, inclusive on the official website of the Department and social protection of the city of Moscow in the section “Labor and employment” on the page “employment Quotas for disabled and youth”, and on page TSSN the official portal of the mayor and government of Moscow in the section “Control and supervision over the implementation by employers of the quota fixed for recruitment of persons with disabilities and youth.”
Criteria for evaluation of grant applications, the list of documents to be submitted with the application, conditions of grants are described in detail in the government decree of Moscow № 381-PP “On approval of the Procedure grants of the mayor of Moscow for active participation of employers in employment of disabled people”.