In 2018, the state labor inspectors (SLI) revealed wage arrears at 1.2 thousand enterprises in the amount of 3.7 billion KZT. As a result of the measures taken, the rights of more than 32 thousand employees, who were paid 3.2 billion KZT, were protected.
As of January 1, 2019, wage arrears amounted to 1.97 billion KZT to 6203 employees at 139 enterprises, of which 77% accounted for 108 bankrupt enterprises (1.52 billion KZT).
In total, last year SLI conducted 8.7 thousand inspections, 11.9 thousand violations were detected. In this case, the employers were issued 5.1 thousand regulations, 2.5 thousand fines were imposed in the amount of 402,4 million KZT.
More than 1.4 thousand materials were sent to law enforcement agencies, on which 98 criminal cases were initiated.