Uralvagonzavod directs 11.1bn RUR to wages in 2013

7 April 2014 (09:57)

April 7, 2014. A conference on compliance with corporate collective agreements in 2013 was held at Uralvagonzavod Corporation’s head plant. The attendees also looked at the results of the head plant’s socioeconomic development and spoke about the challenges and prospects in 2014 and set out some of the priority development segments, the corporation’s press service says.

‘Deputy Director-General for Human Resources Svetlana Ivanilova pointed out that the company fulfilled all of its contractual obligations and social benefits schemes in 2013, and the number of staff remained the same,’ their message says.

Uralvagonzavod keeps working on technical upgrades of its production departments. Last year, 424 units of technological equipment worth a total of 1,945.3m RUR were delivered onto the plant and launched there.

In 2013, 2,851 people were taken on, including 2,386 blue-collar workers. 59% of the newly hired were people under thirty years of age. The jobs of maintenance technician, electric welder, turner, electrician, and crane operator enjoyed the greatest demand.

Uralvagonzavod directed 11.1bn RUR to wages last year , with the monthly pay coming to 30,254 RUR on average: this is 1.4% more than in 2012. The median monthly pay was 10% higher than Sverdlovsk Region’s average and 3.9 times more than the minimum wage for the working-age people. Starting from January 1, 2014 the minimum pay of a least skilled worker was 10% more than in 2013 and amounted to 11,140 RUR. The social benefits package amounted to 3,980 RUR per worker in 2013.

Over 14,700 employees underwent training in a number of blue-collar jobs last year. 1,483 workers acquired new skills, 405 workers received additional training, 1,262 got their second qualifications, and 11,553 workers improved their qualification through special purpose and productive-economic courses. 10,190 managers and white-collar workers underwent special trainings as well. The company’s personnel investments increased from 12.5m RUR in 2012 to 46.2m RUR in 2013.

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