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Friday, 13.12.2013, 14:20
In 2012, the Commission tabled a proposal on measures to facilitate implementation of the 1996 Directive on posted workers and improve cooperation and coordination between the EU states. After the discussions in the EP’s Employment Committee (June 2013) and negotiations with the Council, an agreement on a 'general approach' was reached during the Employment and Social Affairs Council meeting on 9 December 2013.
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The registered unemployment rate in Latvia in November 2013 increased to 9.3% of the economically-active population, according to data of the State Employment Agency, cites LETA.
In 2014-2016 the demand for information and communications technology specialists in Lithuania will be five times higher than the supply. According to the study by the association Infobalt, there will be a demand for 17,500 ICT specialists, while Lithuanian higher education institutions will prepare 3,200 graduates, informs LETA/ELTA.
According to Statistics Estonia, there were 8,600 job vacancies in the enterprises, institutions and organisations of Estonia in the 3rd quarter of 2013. Compared to the same period of the previous year their number increased by 12.3%, and compared to the previous quarter by 12.7%.
Yesterday, the Government of Lithuania approved the amendments to the Lithuanian Labour Code which were proposed by the Ministry of Social Security and Labour, informs LETA/ELTA.
Today's EU Education, Youth, Culture and Sports Council (EYCS) meeting was devoted to education in digital and globalized environment and social inclusion of youth and prospective EU's youth work plan, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to eu2013.lt.
A European human rights body slammed Sweden on Wednesday for failing to guarantee equal rights for foreign guest workers, in a rebuke of reforms stemming from a case involving Latvian construction workers, informs LETA/TT.