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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Monday, 25.09.2017, 02:07

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Ikea investing in furniture production expansion in Lithuania

Ikea investing in furniture production expansion in Lithuania

22.09.2017

Ikea Industry Lietuva, a Lithuanian chipboard and furniture manufacturer that is part of Sweden's furniture group Ikea, is investing in a new furniture factory with plans to double its production capacity and create 20 new jobs, informs LETA/BNS.

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Latvians name state-owned enterprises as the most attractive employers

Latvians name state-owned enterprises as the most attractive employers

20.09.2017

Public sector enterprises and institutions, as well as companies with state capital are considered to be the most attractive employers in Latvia, a new survey by Kantar TNS pollster shows, cites LETA.

Number of occupied posts went up by 9.3 thousand in Latvia in H1

Number of occupied posts went up by 9.3 thousand in Latvia in H1

19.09.2017

Data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that at the end of the first half of 2017 in Latvia there were 903.2 thousand occupied posts, and, compared to the end of the first half of 2016, the number has grown by 9.3 thousand or 1.0%. Compared to the 2nd quarter of 2016, the number of occupied posts in private sector rose by 7.1 thousand or 1.2%, reaching 612.2 thousand in the 2nd quarter of 2017. The number of occupied posts in public sector grew by 2.3 thousand or 0.8% over the year, accounting for 291.0 thousand.


Lithuanian Railways trims workforce by 10%

Lithuanian Railways trims workforce by 10%

14.09.2017

Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, or LG) has cut its workforce by nearly 1,100 people in 2017, or almost 10%, and spent 5 million euros on severance payments, the business daily Verslo Zinios reported on Thursday, writes LETA/BNS.

Estonian government has agreed on moving 700 jobs out of Tallinn

Estonian government has agreed on moving 700 jobs out of Tallinn

14.09.2017

The Estonian government already has clarity over the relocation of about 700 jobs from Tallinn, Minister of Public Administration Jaak Aab said on September 12th after a discussion held in the Cabinet on a plan to move altogether about 1,000 jobs out of the capital by 2019, informs LETA/BNS.


14.09.2017

The employment rate in Lithuania increased, in Latvia and Estonia decreased in Q2

The employment rate in Lithuania went up in the second quarter of 2017 from the earlier quarter, however, declined in Latvia and Estonia, Eurostat said on Wednesday, cites LETA/BNS.

13.09.2017

77% Latvians want employers to include wage in job ads

Most respondents of 77% believe that inclusion of the amount of the wage in job ads should be made mandatory in Latvia, according to a poll carried out by CV Market job portal, cites LETA.

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