The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted in the first reading the draft law “On establishing the living wage and minimal salary in 2010”.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, 259 out of 444 lawmakers registered in the session hall voted for this draft law.

 The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine also made a decision on reducing the consideration procedure of this draft law in the second reading from 14 days to 7 days.