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Tuesday, 31.03.2015, 06:16
Prime Minister of Lithuania Algirdas Butkevicius says that the minimum monthly wage will be raised since 1 July, 2015, informs LETA/ELTA.
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The number of employees with gross earnings of EUR 300 and less stood at 19.4% in Lithuania in October20.03.2015
Statistics Lithuania informs that in October 2014 the number of employees with gross earnings of EUR 300 and less in the whole economy (including individual enterprises) stood at 19.4% (211.4 thousand). More than half of employees (124.7 thousand) earning EUR 300 and less were working part-time.
Wages in Latvia have on average increased by 7% over the year 2014, while in some jobs, the increase has been 20% and more, according to a study done by the employment agency CV-Online Latvia, cites LETA.
Data of the Central Statistical Bureau show that compared to the 4th quarter of 2013 hourly labour costs in the 4th quarter of 2014 grew by 36 cents per hour or by 6.1% reaching EUR 6.53. According to seasonally adjusted data (1) labour costs grew by 5.9%.
Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital in Riga paid huge salaries and bonuses to employees, Health Minister Guntis Belevics (Greens/Farmers) said in an interview with the Latvian Television show "Rita panorama", cites LETA.
An audit at the Riga Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital's Financial Department has found a number of shortcomings in the way hospital employees' salaries are calculated, according to auditors' conclusions, reports LETA.
President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite approves of the proposal to raise the minimum monthly wage, reports LETA/ELTA.