Lithuania - Tripartite agreement on wage formation - October 31, 2017

The government, business representatives and trade unions signed an agreement, declaring to raise wages, cut taxes on labour and encourage collective agreements. In the signed paper it is said that the principles will be implemented in accordance to good will, honesty, confidence and constructive dialogue, with another separate agreement to be signed on higher wages. The document envisages boosting ‘a positive image of business’ and ensure balanced participation of labour force from third countries in the country’s labour market, with optimised terms and procedures of handling immigration formalities.

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