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FIU warned of transition to electronic work books since 2020

The FIU warned workers and employers that it is planned to introduce an electronic workbooks in Russia from 2020.

Recall that in early July, the Government of the Russian Federation approved bills on electronic work books and submitted them to the State Duma. In accordance with legislative amendments, the transition to electronic work books starts in 2020.

In this regard, the FIU in its message clarifies that the electronic workbook is a digital workbook format that excludes physical media and provides permanent access of workers to information about their work activities.

An electronic workbook will contain almost the entire list of information that is recorded in a paper workbook:

  • place of work;
  • periods of work;
  • position (specialty, profession);
  • qualification (rank, class, category, skill level);
  • dates of admission, dismissal, transfer to another job;
  • grounds for termination of the employment contract.

E-book information will be available in the employee’s personal account on the FiU website, on the State Service portal or through smartphone applications.