Kristina Miškinienė

MPs disagree on whether Labour Code reform will bring more flexibility

Members of the parliamentary Social Affairs and Labour Committee have divergent views on whether the new Social Model – an extensive package of Labour Code and welfare reforms – will make the labour market more flexible, as is the stated purpose of the package. […]


Investor confidence in Lithuania continues to grow

Foreign investors in Lithuania have started the year optimistically, with most expecting to increase profitability and hire more staff. […]

Dalia Grybauskaitė

President Grybauskaitė sceptical about ‘excessive’ Labour Code reform package

President Dalia Grybauskaitė is critical about the so-called social model, an ambitious Labour Code reform undertaken by the current government. The package of laws was drafted and submitted to parliament last year, but has yet to be adopted. […]


Lithuania plans to raise retirement age

The Lithuanian Parliament has begun considering legislative amendments that would peg retirement to average life expectancy. It has been proposed that two years after the average projected life expectancy of people aged 65 years grows by six months, the retirement age would be raised by six months as well. […]