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Friday, 09.12.2016, 09:47
ll flights of the German carrier Lufthansa that were scheduled to arrive at or depart from Riga International Airport this Tuesday have been cancelled, LETA was told at the airport.
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All Lufthansa flights to and from Riga International Airport planned on November 23, have been cancelled, the airport said.
The head of the Latvian Health and Social Care Workers' Trade Union (LVSADA) Valdis Keris does not exclude the possibility of more protests when the parliament reviews next year’s budget, reports LETA.
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.
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.