As of 1 June, 52 organisations of Mogilev region informed about 185 vacant jobs; the organisations are ready to employ the Ukrainians, 43.8% of the jobs are provided with housing. The information was provided at the labour, employment and social security committee of Mogilev region executive committee.
According to the source, within 1 January - 30 June, 324 citizens of Ukraine applied to the employment agencies looking for a job; 237 of them are from Donets and Lugansk regions. During this period 520 Ukrainians received licenses for practising a profession.
"Rural areas need stockmen, workmen of stock breeding complexes, tractor operators, mechanics, doctors, vets", the source specified. "The largest number of professional licenses (173) is for practising bricklaying. The Ukrainians are also easily employed as drivers, fitters, welding operators, electric fitters, electricians, jobbers; women are needed as shop-assistants, managers, cleaners, hotel maids, painters, etc.
The region has been running the information campaign for the Ukrainian immigrants telling about job opportunities. For example, the site of Mogilev region executive committee informs about job vacancies in the regional organisations. Specialists of the labour, employment and social security committee of Mogilev region executive committee carry out daily consultations on looking for a job.
Besides, as of 30 June, 125 citizens of Ukraine were awarded pensions. 151 Ukrainians applied to the labour, employment and social security committee of Mogilev region for awarding pensions during the first six months; 20 of them are from Lugansk and Donetsk regions. 21 citizens of Ukraine (including 20 from Lugansk and Donetsk regions) applied for awarding childcare benefits. During the six months 23 families raising children were awarded childcare benefits.
The region has been undertaking a number of measures aimed at social protection of immigrants from Ukraine. 118 citizens from Ukraine applied to social protection bodies during January - June 2015; 60 of them received humanitarian aid; 25 received other kinds of aid (psychological, consultations, etc.).