Lithuania - Minimum wage increase - November 30, 2017

The government took a stand in the debate on the necessary increase of the minimum wage, in a statement that said that the minimum wage will grow moderately in 2018. According to the prime minister, the minimum wage will increase consistently by around 5%. He referred to an agreement at the Tripartite Council that this would not be a political decision, that the minimum wage would be tied to the average wage and would not exceed 50% (of the average wage). The government decided in October 2017 to increase the minimum monthly wage by 20 euro to 400 euro in January 2018. In July 2017 it was last raised to 380 euro.

Read on: in English …

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers or Nuria Ramos Martin, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) or the communications officer at the ETUI, Willy De Backer For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit Since June 2013 readers can consult our archive and search through all articles in our database at www.cbnarchive.euYou may find further information on the ETUI at, and on the AIAS at

© ETUI aisbl, Brussels 2016. All rights reserved. We encourage the distribution of this newsletter and of the information it contains, for non-commercial purposes and provided the source is credited. The ETUI is not responsible for the content of external internet sites. The ETUI is financially supported by the European Union. The European Union is not responsible for any use made of the information contained in this publication.
This email is sent from

News Archive