Lithuania’s Seimas passes new Labour Code

After six months of debates, Lithuania’s Seimas (parliament) on Tuesday voted on a new and highly disputed Labour Code, which, if signed into law by President Dalia Grybauskaitė, will come into effect in 2017.

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Lithuanian Seimas to sit 3 days a week to expedite labour code reform

The Lithuanian parliament will hold three plenary sittings a week in May and June instead of the usual two in an effort to adopt all the legislation in the s-called new social model package by the end of the spring session. […]

Loreta Graužinienė, Algirdas Butkevičius

Ruling coalition wants social model proposal passed as soon as possible

Lithuania’s ruling coalition says its parties have agreed that the social model liberalizing the labor market should be approved as soon as possible. The issue was discussed at the ruling coalition’s political council on Tuesday. […]