Wage Arrears at Mykolaiv Shipbuilding Plant Paid in Full
Zelensky personally intervened to rectify the issue
Photo President Zelensky Press Office
Wage arrears were repaid to employees of Mykolaiv Shipbuilding Plant by order of the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky.
During a working visit to the Mykolaiv region on July 17, 2019, Zelensky received information about the wage arrears to employees of the company. He then instructed the Director General of the State Concern Ukroboronprom, Pavel Bukin, to urgently resolve the issue of repayment of the debt.
On July 23, 2019, Ukroboronprom reported that the President’s instructions were carried out. UAH 54.8 million was transferred to the accounts of the Mykolaiv Shipbuilding Plant to pay the wage arrears. In addition, UAH 31.7 million was transferred for compensation for untimely paid salaries, as well as taxes and fees related to the calculation of labor costs.