This type of recreation can be added to the main one or taken separately. It is not imposed on all employees, but only on certain categories represented in Articles 116−119 of the Labour Code of the Russian Federation as compensation for specific working conditions and social guarantees. Such employees include employees of the Far North, specialists working in harmful and dangerous conditions, people whose working hours are irregular, having many years of work experience, etc.
The state strongly welcomes the increase in citizens' education level, including working people, so the law has created conditions for those who continue to study on the job (Chapter 27 of the Labour Code of the Russian Federation).In most cases, employees are entitled to have a paid leave of a fixed duration for sessions in educational institutions if they meet four requirements at the same time:
- distance or evening training is provided;
- the institution is accredited by the state;
- the employee receives the first education of this level;
- employee’s studies are going well.