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2020 08 03
Changes in the Labour Code: relevant to those with health problems, working on project work, to workers posted to Lithuania

At the beginning of August, various amendments to the Labour Code come into force, which are relevant to many. For those with health disorders there are more guarantees at work, the duration of project work is extended, and the working conditions of foreigners posted to Lithuania and...

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2020 06 12
Employers Receive Higher Subsidies for Employees Aged 60 and Older

Older workers fear that the economic hardship caused by the pandemic will make employers less inclined to keep them in employment, as older people are at greater risk from a health point of view. For this reason, it was decided to pay subsidies to employers for older workers put to downtime during the state of emergency or quarantine.

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2020 06 11
What Help can the Low-Income Residents Expect from the State?

Anyone can experience financial hardship throughout life: it can be caused by a pandemic, economic crisis, sudden loss of job, family crises, lack of social skills, or other misfortunes. 

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2020 05 20
State Aid with Quarantine already Mitigating: Everything you Need to Know about Subsidies

The State pays subsidies to companies that have announced downtime for employees during quarantine to cover part of their salaries, which during the downtime cannot be less than the minimum monthly salary for all normal working hours.

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2020 05 12
Approved aid package after quarantine: 1.4 million Lithuanians will benefit

The Seimas approved special aid and support measures for employees, the self-employed, people who lost their jobs and employers after quarantine. Most of these measures will be applied temporarily, until the country succeeds in recovering from the shock of the coronavirus pandemic. However, social benefits as well as reimbursement for heating costs...

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2020 04 10
Decisions taken regarding subsidies for employers and self-employed persons (main steps)

Employers will be able to get  90 percent or 70 percent level state subsidies when downtime must be imposed during the extreme situation and quarantine. During this difficult period, self-employed persons will be granted a benefit of EUR 257 per month.

2020 01 17
Lithuania has committed to the consistent fight against forced labour

In December 2019, the Parliament of Lithuania (Seimas) has ratified the International Labour Organization's Protocol on Forced Labour, that supplements the 1930 Convention. Pursuant to this Protocol, Lithuania has committed to guarantee adequate protection to victims of forced labour and protection of their rights, and to take effective preventive measures to...

2019 10 08
Lithuania Delegates Professor D. Leinartė to the Election of Members of the United Nations Committee

On Tuesday, Minister of Social Security and Labour of the Republic of Lithuania, Linas Kukuraitis and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, Linas Linkevičius presented the candidacy of Professor Dalia Leinartė as the member of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women for the...

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2019 10 04
Agreement Has Been Signed in Azerbaijan: Lithuania Helps With Application of Its Experience

Lithuania and Azerbaijan strengthen cooperation in the field of labour and social security. The Parties will share useful information and good practices on the labour and social policy making and implementation. 

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