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Thursday, 29.09.2016, 21:42
The ruling coalition parties today agreed to increase the salary to the head of the State Revenue Service but the pay rise will be somewhat lower than the initial proposal, reports LETA.
Keyword tags: Budget, Labour Unions, Latvia, Taxation, Wages
About 300 people gathered in a protest action organized by Lithuanian trade unions against the new Labor Code, which critics say will narrow the social benefits for employees, informs LETA/BNS.
While low economic growth remains of cause for concern, it is necessary to keep the annual growth in the average wage close to 6% because a lower growth than that would wipe off the hope to ever catch up with the European average wage, trade unions in Estonia say, cites LETA/BNS.
Around 3,000 persons have gathered in Dome Square for May 1 rally organized by the Free Trade Union Confederation of Latvia calling for "respectable jobs and respectable remuneration for healthy and educated people in Latvia", informs LETA.
The Free Trade Union Confederation of Latvia on May 1 will hold a major rally calling for "respectable jobs and respectable remuneration for healthy and educated people in Latvia", the confederation's chairman Peteris Krigers said after a meeting of the confederation's board today, cites LETA.
The Estonian Seamen's Independent Union (EMSA) proposed to Transiidikeskusee AS launching collective agreement talks, reports LETA.
The Estonian transport and road workers trade union, ETTA, says the trade union being mulled by the Union of Estonian Automobile Enterprises would be illegal and it definitely won't be possible for it to sign collective agreements, informs LETA/BNS.