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Business offered to use the labor of convicts

Business offered to use the labor of convicts

More 180 thousands. convicts can have their prison terms replaced by correctional labor. "Expert Center for Criminal Law Policy and Enforcement of Judicial Acts" Delovaya Rossiya "launched a survey in 85 regions on the readiness of businesses to use the labor of prisoners. The results of the survey will be summed up in September. 2022 y.

"Expert Center for Criminal Law Policy and Enforcement of Judicial Acts" Delovaya Rossiya "launched a survey in 85 regions on the readiness of businesses to use the labor of prisoners. The results of the survey will be summed up in September. 2022 y. convicts, who were replaced by imprisonment for forced labor, be able to qualify for parole faster, than now.

Involving prisoners in labor may be of interest to companies in the construction industry, Agriculture, forest industry, mining industry and garment production, considers Head of the Expert Center Ekaterina Avdeeva.

The Ministry of Justice supported the initiative. Now over 180 thousands. convicts can replace the prison term with corrective labor. The country operates 220 correctional centers with the ability to accommodate more 200 thousands. convicts. A third of correctional centers were created on the basis of companies on their initiative, - said the Deputy Minister of Justice Vsevolod Vukolov.

“Developing an appropriate network of correctional centers and stimulating businesses to cooperate with the Federal Penitentiary Service will open up a new opportunity to attract additional workforce throughout our country and significantly reduce relapse cases”, added Vsevolod Vukolov. The idea to replace the prison term with corrective labor for 100 thousands. convicted in January 2022 supported by Vladimir Putin.

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