Date: 24.03.2020.

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Covid - 19 Latvia: Around 73,000 employees to receive downtime pay initially

Covid - 19 Latvia: Around 73,000 employees to receive downtime pay initially

24.03.2020

Initially, downtime pay during the period of the Covid-19 crisis will be provided to around 73,000 employees in transport and logistics, hospitality, tourism and creative industries, according to regulations worked out by the Economics Ministry and adopted by the government on Tuesday, reported LETA.

Keyword tags: Budget, Crisis, Financial Services, Latvia, Wages



Estonia imposes substantive restrictions on movement in public space

Estonia imposes substantive restrictions on movement in public space

24.03.2020

he Estonian government is imposing a new set of restrictions on movement in public space, Prime Minister Juri Ratas said at a press briefing introducing the new measures on Tuesday evening.

State of emergency likely to be extended in Latvia

State of emergency likely to be extended in Latvia

24.03.2020

The state of emergency that has been declared in Latvia in an effort to curb the spread of Covid-19, most likely will be extended, it follows from Health Minister Ilze Vinkele's comments made after the government meeting on Tuesday.


Latvia: Shopping centers, except for groceries, pharmacies and construction stores, to be closed on weekends to curb Covid-19

Latvia: Shopping centers, except for groceries, pharmacies and construction stores, to be closed on weekends to curb Covid-19

24.03.2020

To curb the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, all gyms will be closed in Latvia, and shopping centers will have to stay closed on weekends, Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (New Unity) told journalists Tuesday.

Estonian PM: Public sector can lend a hand to private enterprise

Estonian PM: Public sector can lend a hand to private enterprise

24.03.2020

Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas said that, if necessary, the public sector can lend a hand to struggling private business by continuing with activities and orders in the extent previously planned, reported LETA/BNS.


24.03.2020

Latvia: Merchants, food suppliers work on increase of capacity

Merchants and food supplier continue to work on ensuring home deliveries, increasing the number of employees and introducing technological improvements in the system of services, LETA learned from companies.

24.03.2020

Lithuania extends border control with Latvia and Poland until April 13

Lithuanian Minister of Interior Rita Tamasuniene has extended border control on the country's borders with Latvia and Poland to implement the existing ban for foreigners to enter the country, informed LETA/BNS.

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