Russia: Workplace Shutdown

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points  

  • The Russian government approved a 9-day workplace shutdown  


The Russian government announced that nationwide non-working days will be introduced from Oct. 30, 2021, to Nov. 7, 2021, to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Workers will continue to receive salary payment in full during the shutdown. Federal and regional governments will determine how essential businesses operate during this time.  

What are the Changes? 

The Russian government will implement workplace shutdowns for 9 days to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  

Looking Ahead 

Continue to check the Russian government website and Envoy’s website for future updates and additional information.  


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