Lithuania - Low pay decreases - March 31, 2018

According to the country’s statistical office almost 14% of the workers gets paid the minimum wage or even less. Last October 51,600 workers earned 380 euro or less, of them 119,000 worked part-time. This is a strong decrease compared with the previous year when more than 20% of the Lithuanian workers earned the minimum wage or bellow. The decrease is said to be due to the country's new Labour Code, that allows paying the minimum wage only for unskilled jobs.

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