Nets Owner Prokhorov Is Pushing For Draconian labour Reform In Russia


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Here’s a scary thought for the amateurish New Jersey Nets: Mikhail Prokhorov is leading a campaign to undo decades-old Russian labour laws that he says hinder development.A draft document for his proposed reforms appearing this week includes (via John Helmer):

an extension of the legal work week to 60 hours; elimination of social security cover for workers on study leave; substitution of unlimited-tenure employment contracts with fixed terms; introduction of commercial and profitability reasons for employee sackings; and authorization for employers to modify labour contracts unilaterally.

Think that applies to his American workers? The Nets have won TWO GAMES this year, so maybe it does.

Read more about the draconian reform at Dances With Reforms >

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