Parliament to pass new ‘social model’ with updated Labour Code by July

Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius said that an agreement has been reached with the leaders of all of the Seimas‘ parliamentary groups on the adoption of a so-called new social model, a package of laws including a new Labour Code, by July. […]

Žydai varomi į darbus. Kėdainiai, 1941 m. vasara (Genocido aukų muziejaus nuotr.)

Posthumous honours for suspected Holocaust perpetrator under scrutiny

A posthumous award of military rank to a man suspected of involvement in the Holocaust has caught attention of the Lithuanian parliament speaker who has asked for explanation from the president and the defence minister. […]

Loreta Graužinienė
Foreign affairs

Lithuanian parliament speaker pushes Poroshenko to continue reforms

Lithuanian Parliamentary Speaker Loreta Graužinienė urged Ukraine to push on with the reforms at a meeting of parliamentary speakers of the Nordic and Baltic States (NB8) with Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko in Kiev. […]

The Seimas

10 of the Lithuanian Parliament’s most important decisions in 2015

Here are 10 of the most important, controversial or widely discussed Seimas (parliament) decisions made during 2015. This list was compiled by […]