69 former inmates and probation service have been employed since the beginning of year in Astana
According to the official website of capital akimat, office of employment and social security takes effective measures to include employment in this category.
Since the beginning of the year, 30 citizens released from prison have been employed in Astana, as well as 39 people who are registered with the probation service, that is, sentenced to probation, the city Department of employment and social protection reported.
In addition, vocational training courses are organized for former prisoners and the opportunity to implement business ideas is provided.
"For example, one of the former prisoners was trained as a plumber and after completion of training received a grant in the amount of 240,500 tenge to start their own business", - said in a statement.
Meanwhile, according to the resolution of Astana akim No. 158-2247 of November 16, 2016 "on the establishment of a quota of jobs in the city Astana", a quota of jobs in the amount of 1% for the employment of persons released from prison and registered with the probation service has been established for employers.
"State labour inspectors carry out inspections on the implementation of the established quotas of workplaces and administrative measures are taken for violation. To date, an unscheduled inspection has been carried out in Astana REC JSC and for violation of the article of the law "on employment of the population" the employer is brought to administrative responsibility", - the Ministry noted.
At a meeting on the employment of persons released from prison and registered with the probation service, the possibilities of maximum coverage of this category of employment were discussed
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