About that today at the briefing in the Central communications Service on "the formation of the Universal Society of Labor and employment of the population," said Vice-Minister of health and social development of Kazakhstan Birzhan Nurymbetov.
At the beginning of his speech, he noted that an important role in the implementation of the ideas of Universal Labor Society voiced by the Head of state in his program article from 2012, is providing employment.
"Worldwide, employment is the main priority of social and economic policy. Kazakhstan is implementing the program "employment Road map 2020" (hereinafter – the "employment roadmap-2020") and regional comprehensive plans of promotion of employment. Despite the current situation in the world economy and the increased in this regard, the risk of layoffs, government action, keep unemployment at 5%. Now we focus on quality employment with stable wages," said Birzhan Nurymbetov.
The Deputy Minister said that for 8 months this year within the framework of realization of "employment roadmap 2020" in active measures of assistance of employment involves more than 111.9 thousand people, including 74,4 million (66.5 per cent), unemployed, with 36.2 thousand people (32.4%) were self-employed and 1 258 people (1,2%) are partially occupied employees. The share of youth under 29 years of age is 47.4 per cent, the proportion of women was 45.1 per cent.
On September 1, 2016 regional integrated plans for promotion of employment covered by more than 313 thousand people were employed 279,8 thousand citizens, including permanent jobs 139,1 thousand people temporary – 140,7 thousand
Birzhan Nurymbetov also said that the health Ministry of Kazakhstan is actively working in promoting the idea of Universal Labor Society among the population, including a number of large-scale events.
"Presently, the media project "Kazakhstan – a successful nation", in which selected 100 people of Kazakhstan – "heroes of our time" who have achieved success and good results during the years of independence. The main objective of the project is to demonstrate the achievements of Kazakhstan through the images of the new heroes of a particular people, whose lives, character and accomplishments, personify the country's success over the years of independence", - he informed.
To enhance the prestige and popularity among youth workers and vocational and technical specialties that meet the needs of the economy of the country, from April to September conducted regional and national Championships of professions "WorldskillsKazakhstan". More than 700 participants from all over Kazakhstan competed for the title of best specialist in such areas as: restaurant service, confectionery, hairdressing network and system administration, web development, mechatronics, dry construction and plastering, bricklaying, welding, ornamental work, early childhood education, fashion design, electrical work.
One of the most important events for popularization of the ideas of Universal Labor Society and raising the profile of Human labor is a celebration of the 2014 labor Day.
In all regions of the country held forums with the celebration of veterans of work, professionals and representatives of labor dynasties, who made a personal contribution to the development and strengthening of Kazakhstan's economy.
At the regional level during the year, various activities were organized on labor Day:
campaign "Work" on the improvement and landscaping of settlements;
- decade "Youth employment", which organized the job fair under the auspices of "Work for all", the lessons of employment "Your choice" for General educational establishments with participation of veterans of work, the winners of regional competitions of professional skill, excursions for students to companies, production departments;
- competition of professional skill "Best in profession", "Best young worker", "Best mentor of young workers".
At the end of the briefing, Birzhan Nurymbetov said that on 30 September this year in Astana will be held Republican forum "Toward Universal Labor Society", which will be awarded to the winners of the contest " Enbek joly".
Recall that in July 2012 the Head of state voiced the idea of formation in Kazakhstan of a Society of Universal labor. In November 2013, a presidential decree established the celebration of the Day of labor of Kazakhstan, which is now celebrated every last Sunday of September.