On Friday, three trade unions are holding a march and a rally in Vilnius city centre in solidarity with other trade unions protesting in Europe and opposing austerity measures.
The Lithuanian Education Employees’ Trade Union (LŠDPS) has submitted to the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport its proposals on teachers’ wage raise. The trade union launched a strike on 29 September when an agreement was not reached with the Government on higher salaries for teachers.
On Monday, the Lithuanian Education Employees’ Trade Union (LŠDPS) informed the Government and the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport that an indefinite teachers’ strike would begin next week.
Lithuania's minimum wage could be raised by about 35 euros to 642 euros as of next January, Social Security and Labor Minister Linas Kukuraitis said on Thursday.
The minimum monthly wage in Lithuania is set to rise 9.4 percent to 607 euros, from the existing 555 euros (before tax), as of next year, and the minimum hourly rate to grow 9.7 percent to 3.39 euros, from 3.72 euros now.
Darius Raulusaitis, a former deputy prosecutor general, denies having put pressure on the prosecutor in charge of a pre-trial investigation into the alleged CIA detention site in Lithuania.
Lithuania's Tripartite Council, uniting the government, employers and trade unions, on Tuesday failed to reach agreement on how much to raise the minimum monthly wage as of 2020, leaving the government to decide that once again, just as it did last year.
Lithuania's government, business representative and trade unions on Monday signed an agreement, declaring pledges to raise wages, cut taxes on labor and encourage collective contracts.
After Lithuania's parliament on Tuesday improved the new Labour Code to take effect in July, no changes are expected in the sense of flexibility of labour relations, economists say, adding that the initial ambitious plans of liberalizing labour relations has been downgraded into a reflection of the ...
The majority halted the new Labour Code in the hopes of an extra half a year allowing employer and employee representatives to reach compromise on the most disputed questions. It would appear that such expectations were overly optimistic.
Lithuania's parliament will on Saturday discuss President Dalia Grybauskaitė veto on the new Labour Code that is meant to liberalize relations between employers and employees. Under the Seimas statute, MPs should decide during the meeting whether the law should be discussed again or scrapped.
Lithuanian trade unions will stage a protest action outside the government buildings on Friday to demand, among other things, better conditions for working parents.
While there are some close ties between leaders of several Lithuanian trade unions and their Russian colleagues, they constitute no threat to national security, says MP Artūras Paulauskas, chairman of the parliamentary National Security and Defence Committee.
On Friday, four of five education trade unions called off their two-week strike, which had begun in an attempt to raise teachers' wages.
The teachers' trade unions involved in the nearly two-week-long strike for higher wages in Lithuania have announced that they are prepared to call off their strike as early as Friday. Audrius Jurgelevičius, the leader of the Lithuanian Education Trade Union, told LRT that he believes that the trade ...
The Ministry of Education and Science (ŠMM) has promised to find €6 million to increase teachers' wages in response to a teachers' strike that has been going on since last week. An additional €7 million will be requested from the government.
Lithuanian Teacher‘s Unions will continue their strike action on Thursday but negotiations with the Government may not restart until Monday.
Government negotiators have failed to convince teachers' unions to call off a strike on Wednesday as talks about higher pay continues.
The Lithuanian Prime Minister has rowed back on comments linking the teacher unions’ strike to ‘Russian influences’ after union leaders called on the Prime Minister to put names to his allegations of Russian influence on the unions.
Lithuania's ruling parties have agreed on a three-year plan for incrementally raising teachers' wages as unions continue to strike.