Lithuanian unions to stage protest action in Vilnius

Lithuanian trade unions will stage a protest action outside the government buildings on Friday to demand, among other things, better conditions for working parents. […]

Audrius Jurgelevičius, leader of the teachers' trade union

Teachers’ strike to end Friday, say union leaders

The teachers’ trade unions involved in the nearly two-week-long strike for higher wages in Lithuania have announced that they are prepared to call off their strike as early as Friday. Audrius Jurgelevičius, the leader of the Lithuanian Education Trade Union, told LRT that he believes that the trade unions have achieved 75 percent of their goals after the government managed to find an additional €8 million to increase educational staff’s wages. […]


Teachers’ strike continues but talks stop

Lithuanian Teacher‘s Unions will continue their strike action on Thursday but negotiations with the Government may not restart until Monday. […]


Teachers to go on with strike despite PM’s efforts

Lithuania’s Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius met with representatives of teachers‘ unions on Friday, urging them to postpone a planned strike for a few months. However, unions say they will go on with the plan to hold a strike on Monday. […]

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Lithuanian government approves labour code reform

The Lithuanian government on Tuesday endorsed a new social model aimed at liberalizing labour relations and revamping the Sodra pension system. The package of draft laws will soon be sent to the parliament for approval. […]