Since the introduction of martial law, numerous companies took measures to reserve their employees liable for military service in order to continue business operations and postpone mobilization. Since the maximum term for the reservation is 6 months, the issue to prolong it is urgent for many employers. The reservation that has not been prolonged should be cancelled.
At the moment, the legislation does not clearly describe the procedure to prolong reservation for employees liable for military service. However, on 29 July 2022, the Ministry of the Economy of Ukraine (the "Ministry") issued the letter No. 2714-20/53722-01, in which outlined its explanations regarding the procedure.
The Ministry suggests taking the following steps:
Upon receiving the suggestions, the relevant authority approves and sends them to the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine for further approval.
Therefore, the procedure to prolong the reservation is planned to be similar to the reservation procedure that includes the following stages:
For further information, please contact Asters' Counsels Inesa Letych and Anton Sintsov, Head of ADR practice Yuna Potomkina.