Labour relations and skills shortages ‘main obstacles to economic growth’

Inflexible labour relations and the absence of any immigration policy are the major obstacles to Lithuania’s economic growth, the country’s biggest employer association believes. The Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists has drafted a report on business […]


Employers lambast ‘unbalanced’ Labour Code reform

Additions to the Labour Code reform package proposed by the parliamentary Committee on Social Affairs and Labour have “unbalanced” it, say employer representatives, accusing lawmakers of “radical populism”. […]

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Foreign investors attack Lithuanian labour code for ‘not meeting demands of market’

The Lithuanian labour code is outdated and is constantly drawing criticism from both foreign investors and international organisations, the Investors’ Forum said yesterday. […]


Youth unemployment in way of Lithuania’s OECD membership

High youth unemployment might hamper Lithuania’s plans to join the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), says the country’s Labour Minister Algimanta Pabedinskienė. […]