New Labour Code – what do employees need to know?

The new Labour Code came into power on Saturday. It has been criticised strongly by the President, who nevertheless signed it. The initial iteration of the code was passed by the Social Democrats a year […]


Labour Code won’t solve problem of work flexibility – experts

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 actual situation on the labour market. […]

Dalia Grybauskaitė

Reforms in Lithuania slow due to govt’s inexperience – president

The implementation of Lithuania’s key reforms in education, state-owned enterprises and labor relations is hampered by the government’s lack of experience, President Dalia Grybauskaitė said on Wednesday. […]

Ramūnas Bogdanas

Farmers are drunk on power

Lithuanian radio journalist asked the Minister of Health Aurelius Veryga whether he considered the consequences that will result in further bans on alcohol market. “What consequences?” a sincere amazement was heard. But this wasn’t asked […]

Algis Krupavičius

A.Krupavičius: if this continues, then Lithuanian people will walk away

Lately, we no longer gear arguments amongst Lithuanian political parties over larger strategic questions: they agree on energy, defence, they don’t argue over the new Labour Code. Political scientist Mažvydas Jastramskis didn’t criticize these tendencies: […]