Donetsk, Aug 25 - DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic Head Denis Pushilin has signed a decree on switching to the all-Russian classification system for occupations and professional standards starting from 2021.

“The DPR shall apply the Russian classification system for occupations of workers and public servants and wage levels, as well as Russian professional standards until their legal approval by the Republic,” according to Decree No 293 signed on Tuesday.

Government bodies, local administrations and legal entities regardless of the form of ownership that use hired labour are tasked with arranging the transition to temporary use of the classification system until January 1, 2021.

The DPR government is vested with the authority to regulate the use of the classifier.

The decree came into force on the date of publication.*jk