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Wednesday, 18.01.2017, 16:11
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday said Britain will leave the EU's single market in order to restrict immigration in a clean break from the bloc, but lawmakers can vote on the final deal, reports LETA.
Keyword tags: Economics, EU – Baltic States, Labour-market
The Supervisory Board of the state-owned Riga International Airport at an extraordinary meeting on Friday appointed the company's board member, Ilona Lice, as the Acting Chairperson of the Board, the airport announced LETA.
The Estonian government on Thursday approved a regulation which will make it easier to employ seasonal workers outside of Estonia, including by lowering the minimum pay requirement for seasonal workers from third countries and increasing the maximum period of time for working in Estonia, reports LETA/BNS.
he British government is considering charging employers GBP 1,000 (EUR 1,200) a year for every skilled worker they recruit from the European Union after the UK leaves the bloc, write LETA according to AP information.
The registered unemployment in Latvia increased by 0.4 percentage points (ppt) in December 2016 to 8.4%, the State Employment Agency said LETA.
Employees of the Estonian branch of the Scandinavian financial group Nordea who are members of a trade union will hold a picket at the Nordea headquarters in Stockholm on Saturday to protest against the bank's decision to end negotiations on a collective agreement,according to the news portal of ERR said writes LETA/BNS.
From the start of 2017 the effective maximum size of the unemployment insurance benefit in Estonia is 1,347 euros and 57 cents a month, up from 1,303 euros and 86 cents last year, the Unemployment Insurance Fund said LETA/BNS.