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Butkevicius says union criticism and ‘a few protesters’ behind presidential veto of Labour Code

Lithuania's Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius has claimed that the Lithuanian President’s decision to veto the new Labour Code could drag it back into a...

300 protest Seimas Labour Code liberalization proposal (1)

About 300 people organized by Lithuanian trade unions gathered to protest the new Labour Code, which critics say will narrow the social benefits for...

Could a shorter working week be better for Lithuania's economy?

Conventional wisdom says that the more time you spend at work, the more you accomplish but that has been challenged recently by psychologists and new...

Lithuanian government prepares to implement OECD's suggestions

Amid Lithuania's preparations to join the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development ( OECD ), the country's government has opened debates into...

Linkevičius outlines Lithuania's path to OECD membership in wake of Latvian acceptance

The fight against corruption and the overhaul of state-owned companies are the key challenges that Lithuania will face on its path to membership of the...