Zaporizhstal Steel Works of Metinvest Group summed up the results of implementation of the collective agreement in 2020. Despite the crisis in the industry and economic downturn due to the coronavirus pandemic, all 125 measures of the main social document of the enterprise were implemented in full.
“Today the Works is not just an employer that provides stable employment for the staff of the enterprise and partner organizations in the metallurgy. Zaporizhstal is a reliable shield that protects its employees from a pandemic. These are social investments and partnership support of the community for the sustainable development of the region. Zaporizhstal is Ukrainian business that continues to work in the most difficult times for the country ”, said the General Director of Zaporizhstal Alexandr Mironenko.
In 2020, the average salary of Zaporizhstal employee was about 22 thousand UAH. In addition, within the framework of numerous motivational competitions and projects, including the system for submitting proposals, competitions for labor protection and environmental protection, and others, about 6.5 million UAH were additionally paid.
The social package of Zaporizhstal employee traditionally includes voluntary medical insurance and services, corporate programs for children (gifts for September 1, New Year holidays), transportation by corporate transport. In 2020, in order to protect employees from the risk of an outbreak of disease in places of mass recreation, the health centers of the enterprise did not function, and the employees were paid material compensation in total amount of about 9.5 million UAH.
During the pandemic were organized and carried out more than 50 events in compliance with all quarantine standards. The Works allocated more than 3.3 million UAH to provide interest-free loans to youth of Zaporizhstal. Young employees of the enterprise also actively participated in events and volunteer actions to provide comprehensive support to the older generation of metallurgists. Zaporizhstal took over the provision of material assistance to labor veterans, financing the activities of Council of Veterans, as well as the costs of medical insurance and services for Zaporizhstal veterans. In total, the Works allocated 14 million UAH for these purposes.
It should be noted that in 2020 Zaporizhstal allocated more than 26 million UAH to protect employees from COVID-19. It is equally important that in 2020 Metinvest enterprises in Zaporizhzhia transferred about 3 billion UAH for taxes and fees to the budgets of all levels.
In 2021, the management company of Zaporizhstal, Metinvest, celebrates the 15th anniversary of its foundation. Metinvest is an international vertically integrated mining and metallurgical group of companies. The structure of the group includes mining and metallurgical enterprises in Ukraine, Europe and the USA, as well as a sales network in all key regions of the world. The company controls the entire production chain – from the extraction of ore and coal to the production of semi-finished products and finished products.