Lithuania - Tripartite council doesn’t reach agreement on minimum wage - September 30, 2018

The tripartite council that consists of employers, trade unions and government failed to reach an agreement on increase of the minimum wage. Trade unions are demanding that the minimum wage, currently a monthly 420 euro, increases to 450 euro. Meanwhile the government states that minimum wages could only be increased to 430 euro a month. This would be in line with the governments’ latest economic development scenario for 2019. Employers have yet another view on the matter.  They propose differentiating in wages per region with salary increases varying in proportion to the average local salary.

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