Distance employment as an institution of working time and the main evolutionary type of employment in a pandemic

Tyumen State University Herald. Social, Economic, and Law Research


2021, Vol. 7. № 1 (25)

Distance employment as an institution of working time and the main evolutionary type of employment in a pandemic

For citation: Yasinskaya-Kazaschenko A. V., Sholomitskaya I. V. 2021. “Distance employment as an institution of working time and the main evolutionary type of employment in a pandemic”. Tyumen State University Herald. Social, Economic, and Law Research, vol. 7, no. 1 (25), pp. 126-146. DOI: 10.21684/2411-7897-2021-7-1-126-146

About the authors:

Angelika V. Yasinskaya-Kazaschenko, Сand. Sci. (Jur.), Associate Professor, Department of Civil Law, Belarusian State University of Economics (Minsk, Belarus); angelina_jas@mail.ru

Irina V. Sholomitskaya, Master of Law, Postgraduate Student, Department of Civil Law, Belarusian State University of Economics (Minsk, Belarus); irina.sholomickaya@bk.ru


The development of the digital economy, the change in the image of workers, their values, as well as the threat of a global pandemic indicate the further development and widespread introduction of non-traditional forms of employment. The article examines the historical preconditions for the formation of a distance form of employment. The authors conclude that distance employment is an evolutionary form of employment and, in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, is designed to ensure the stability of labor relations. The features of the legal regulation of distance work in the Republic of Belarus are analyzed, a comparative analysis of the legal regulation of distance employment in the Russian Federation is carried out. The main mistakes made by employers when transferring workers to remote work have been studied. Basic recommendations are given for transferring employees to a remote form of employment, taking into account the requirements of the legislation of the Republic of Belarus. There were used such methods as analysis, synthesis, dialectical, historical, formal logical, formal legal and comparative legal in this research.


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