Labour Code needs further improvement - Grybauskaitė
Thursday, November 3, 2016
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė says that certain issues important for the social security of people remain unsolved after the parliament amended the country's new Labour Code, calling for a further improvement of the package.
Ramūnas Karbauskis, chairman of the Lithuanian Peasant and Green Union (LPGU), the party that triumphed in recent parliamentary elections, says that he will propose that the entry into force of the country's new Labour Code be postponed for half a year.
The proposal made by Ramūnas Karbauskis, the leader of the Lithuanian Peasant and Green Union that won the recent parliamentary elections, to postpone the enforcement of the new social model for a year may affect the key structural reform in the future, economists say.
Lithuanian employers are considering a possibility of a public pledge to raise wages in exchange of consideration of their proposals of regulation of labor relations, delfi.lt news portal said, adding that trade unions are cautious about the proposal.