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Saturday, 20.12.2014, 00:43
Several hundred teachers gathered before the Saeima building in Riga this morning in order to protest against low wages, informs LETA.
Keyword tags: Education and Science, Financial Services, Latvia, Legislation, Strike, Wages
Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius rejects any fears heard in Lithuania and abroad that after the introduction of the new currency the country will lose its competitiveness. According to the PM, wages in Lithuania are growing faster now because they are being returned to the pre-crisis level, reports LETA/ELTA.
The Estonian parliament's Finance Committee decided on Monday, at the proposal of the Ministry of Education and Science, to increase in the draft state budget for the year 2015 the minimum monthly wage of full-time teachers to 900 euros per month, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
As the Seimas adopted the state budget for 2015 yesterday, Lithuanian teachers decided to end their strike, informs LETA/ELTA.
Average monthly pre-tax earnings in the third quarter of this year grew in companies, institutions and organisations in all counties of Lithuania, Statistics Lithuania reports, cites LETA/ELTA.
The Seimas in Lithuania, which on Thursday is deliberating on the 2015 budget, decided to additionally allocate LTL 17 million (EUR 5 million) for the increase of salaries of cultural and arts employees working in state and municipal institutions, informs LETA/ELTA.
The minimum wage will be raised from EUR 320 to EUR 360 in 2015, according to amendments to the Law on Minimum Monthly Wage and Minimum Hourly Wage approved by Latvian government today, informs LETA.