8 April 2021

The Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus from December 22, 2020 No. 482 (hereinafter - Decree No. 482) comes into force from July 1, 2021. The Decree provides for the increase in the amount of funds allocated for bonuses to employees of budgetary organizations from 5% to 20% within the framework of envisaged budgetary allocations for wages. This measure will increase the share of bonuses in the amount of incentive payments to employees of budgetary organizations.

Also, the following regulatory legal acts on the issue of establishing the amount of incentive (except for bonuses) and compensatory payments have been adopted:

Resolution of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Belarus from January 15, 2021 No. 3 "On Amendments to the Resolution of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Belarus from June 13, 2019 No. 53";

Resolution of the Ministry of Information of the Republic of Belarus from January 15, 2021 No. 1 "On Amendments to the Resolution of the Ministry of Information of the Republic of Belarus from June 18, 2019 No. 2";

Resolution of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Belarus from January 18, 2021 No. 2 "On Amendments to the Resolution of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Belarus from June 19, 2019 No. 32";

Resolution of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus from November 25, 2020 No. 286 "On Amendments to the Resolution of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus from June 3, 2019 No. 71";

Resolution of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Belarus from January 18, 2021 No. 2 "On Amendments to the Resolution of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Belarus from June 19, 2019 No. 36";

Resolution of the Ministry of Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Belarus from January 26, 2021 No. 2 "On Amendments to the Resolution of the Ministry of Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Belarus from July 24, 2019 No. 33";

Resolution of the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Republic of Belarus from January 16, 2021 No. 3 "On amendments to the Resolution of the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Republic of Belarus from May 31, 2019 No. 23";

Resolution of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Belarus from January 19, 2021 No. 8 "On amendments to the Resolution of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Belarus from May 31, 2019 No. 99".

It should be noted that the resolutions of line ministries adopted by Decree No. 482 are aimed at maintaining the remuneration level for employees of budgetary organizations established before July 1, 2021.

Decree No. 482 also provides for an increase in one-time payment for rehabilitation. So, if the employee goes on vacation from January 1, 2022, there will be an increase in the size of a one-time payment for rehabilitation from 0.5 to 1 salary per year.