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Latvian employers will have no right to demand employees speak foreign languages unless that is necessary in their job01.11.2018
Latvia’s Saeima today approved amendments to the Labor Law in the final reading, which stipulate that employers have no right to demand their employees to speak foreign languages unless such language skills are necessary in their jobs, informs LETA.
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Latvia’s Saeima on Thursday passed in the final reading a bill ratifying the Latvia-Estonia intergovernmental agreement on the exchange of residents’ data, informs LETA referring to the parliamentary press office.
The Latvian Food and Veterinary Service (PVD) this year has inspected 55 educational institutions, and in 86% of cases discovered violations in green procurements of food products, informs LETA.
The Saeima of Latvia in the final reading approved legislation easing state language command requirements for the rector of the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga (SSE Riga), informs LETA.
The Estonian parliament started handling a bundle of amendments to the Law of Ship Flag and Ship Registers Act, the aim of which is to increase the competitiveness of Estonian shipping and restore a cargo fleet sailing under the Estonian flag, informs LETA/BNS.
The European Parliament’s Transport Committee has approved a Parliament Report on European Commission proposals to boost the rights of railway passengers across the European Union.
The legislation on receipt lottery that is to be reviewed in the second reading by Saeima of Latvia has been amended by Saeima Budget and Finance Committee to increase the prize money amounts, informs LETA.