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  1. Lithuania - - Law, Act

    Law No. XIII-946 of 21 December 2017 "To Amend Article 63 of the Labour Code". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-12-21 | Date of entry into force: 2018-10-01 | LTU-2017-L-107095

    Rephrases and supplements paragraphs 4 and 5 of Article 63 (Group redundancy) about the procedure of termination of employment contract with a group of employees and the obligations of informing Employment Service of the Ministry of Social Security and Labour.

  2. Lithuania - - Law, Act

    Law No. XIII-941 of 21 December 2017 "To Amend Articles 13, 16, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 35, 37, 38, 39, 39.1, 40, 41, 42, 44, 45, 47, 48 and 49 of the Law No. XII-2470 "On Employment"". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-12-21 | Date of entry into force: 2018-10-01 | LTU-2017-L-107101

    Makes wording changes in Article 13 (Entities responsible for the making, organizing, managing, supervising and implementing the employment support policy), changes the title of Article 16, which now reads: "Employment services, other institutions and organizations", also rephrasing the content of the same article. Also makes wording changes in articles 20 (Persons to whom labour market services and employment support measures provided for in this law are applied), 22 (Unemployed persons and job seekers), 23 (Groups of unemployed persons), 24 (Grounds for suspending, restoring and revoking the status of unemployed), 25 (Persons receiving additional support in the labour market), 26 (Job vacancies and job seekers registration services), 27 (Information services), 28 (Consulting services), 29 (Employment opportunity assessment services), 31 (Services of planning individual employment activities), 32 (Registration of jobseekers and job vacancies, assessment of the situation in the labor market and forecasting its changes), 35 (Active labour market policy measures), 37 (Vocational training), 38 (Employment under an apprenticeship employment contract), 39 (Advanced training), 39.1 (Recognition of competences acquired through non-formal and informal learning), 40 (Mobility support), 41 (Supported employment), 42 (Subsidised employment), 44 (Support for job creation), 45 (Subsidised job creation), 47 (Support for self-employment), 48 (Programmes on increasing employment), 49 (Organising and controlling the implementation of the employment support measures and the provision of labour market services).

  3. Lithuania - - Law, Act

    Law No. XIII-947 of 21 of December 2017 "To Amend Articles 6, 27 and 37 of the Law No. I-1336 "On State Social Insurance"". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-12-21 | Date of entry into force: 2018-10-01 | LTU-2017-L-107104

    Rephrases paragraph 5 of Article 6 (Persons covered by social insurance due to a particular social status). Also makes wording changes in sub-paragraph 4 of paragraph 2 of Article 27 (Management system and participants of social insurance and management structure of the Fund). Rephrases Article 37 (Functions of the employment service in the social insurance system).

  4. Lithuania - - Law, Act

    Law No. XIII-949 of 21 December 2017 "To Amend Articles 8, 10, 21 of the Law No. IX-1675 "On Cash Social Assistance for Poor Families and Single Residents"". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-12-21 | Date of entry into force: 2018-01-01 | LTU-2017-L-107105

    Rephrases sub-paragraphs 4 and 10 of Paragraph 1 of Article 8 (The amount of compensations). Also rephrases sub-paragraph 2 of paragraph 1 and sub-paragraph 2 of paragraph 3 of Article 10 (Real estate ratios). Also rephrases paragraph 11 of Article 21 (Funds for social cash assistance).

  5. Lithuania - - Law, Act

    Law No. XIII-890 of 14 December 2017 "To Amend the Title of Section I and Articles 12, 12.1, 20, 36, 37 of the Law "On Employment"". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-12-14 | Date of entry into force: 2018-02-01 | LTU-2017-L-107102

    Changes the title of Section I, which now reads: "Employment assistance and monitoring system". Also changes the title and content of Article 12, which now reads: "Labor market services and employment support measures". Supplements the law with new Article 12.1 (Employment and labor market monitoring). Also makes changes in Article 20 (Persons covered by labor market services and employment support measures provided for in this Law), Article 36 (Support for learning). Rephrases Article 37 and changes the title, which now reads: "Vocational training".

  6. Lithuania - - Law, Act

    Law No. XIII-700 of 19 October 2017 "On Strengthening Family". - legislation on-line legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-10-19 | Date of entry into force: 2018-03-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2018-09-01 | LTU-2017-L-107097

    Preamble
    Chapter I: General provisions
    Article 1. Objective of the Law
    Article 2. Definitions
    Article 3. Principles of implementation of the strengthening of the family
    Article 4. General provisions of the strengthening of the family
    Chapter II: Areas of and measures for strengthening the family
    Article 5. Areas of strengthening the family
    Article 6. Measures for strengthening the family
    Chapter III: Shaping and implementation of family policy
    Article 7. Institutions, bodies and organisations shaping and implementing family policy
    Article 8. Remit of the Seimas in the field of family policy
    Article 9. National Family Council
    Article 10. Remit of the Government in the field of family policy
    Article 11. Family Policy Commission
    Article 12. Remit of the Ministry of Social Security and Labour in the field of family policy
    Article 13. General remit of ministries and other state institutions in the field of family policy
    Article 14. Remit of municipalities in the field of family policy
    Article 15. Municipal family councils
    Chapter IV: Final provisions
    Article 16. Entry into force and implementation of the Law.

  7. Lithuania - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Government Resolution No. 496 of 21 June 2017 "On the Implementation of the Labour Code". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-06-21 | Date of entry into force: 2017-07-01 | LTU-2017-R-107096

    Approves, inter alia, a description of the working time regime for state and municipal enterprises, institutions and organizations; a description of the procedure for calculating the average wage of an employee, civil servant and intelligence officer; a description of the conclusion, amendment and termination of the seasonal employment contract, as well as the characteristics of the hours of work and rest time and the payment of wages; a description of the procedures for organizing and conducting competitions in state and municipal enterprises, municipal and state social insurance foundations and other state-funded foundations financed by state and municipal institutions and public institutions owned by the state or municipality; seasonal work list; a list of posts for which competition; a description of the duration of special breaks during the working day (shift) and the terms of their establishment; a list of certain categories of workers entitled to extended leave and a description of the duration of these leave; a description of the duration of the additional leave, the terms and conditions for granting them and the procedure.

    Repeals, inter alia, the Government Resolution No. 154 of 7 March 1994 "On Seasonal Work"; the Government Resolution No. 160 of 3 February 2003 "To Approve the Procedure of Additional and Special Interruptions in Working Time"; the Government Resolution No. 497 of 22 April 2003 "On the Duration of the Annual Additional Leave, Terms for Granting and the Procedure for Approval"; the Government Resolution No. 650 of 27 May 2003 "To Approve the Description of the Procedure of Calculation of the Average Wage of an Employee, Public Servant and Intelligence Officer".

  8. Lithuania - - Law, Act

    Law No. XIII-414 of 6 June 2017 "To Amend Articles 2 and 6 of the Labour Code". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-06-06 | Date of entry into force: 2017-06-15 | LTU-2017-L-107098

    Rephrases Article 2 (Entry into force of this law), also paragraphs 1, 8, 10 of Article 6 (Implementation and application of the law), supplementing it with new paragraph 12, also establishes to consider paragraphs 12 and 13 respectively 13 and 14.

  9. Lithuania - - Law, Act

    Law No. XIII-413 of 6 June 2017 "To Amend Articles 21, 23, 31, 32, 38, 40, 41, 43, 48, 52, 53, 57, 63, 65, 71, 72, 73, 75, 76, 79, 112, 114, 115, 117, 120, 127, 144, 147, 168, 169, 171, 179, 181, 185, 195, 197, 204, 209, 217, 221, 237, 240, 241, 242 and 250 of the Labour Code". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-06-06 | Date of entry into force: 2017-07-01 | LTU-2017-L-107099

    Rephrases para 2, 3 of Article 21 (Parties to the contract), para 2 of Article 23 (Providing information on the status of an employment relationship), para 1 of Article 31 (Protection of property and non-property interests), para 1 of Article 32 (Concept of employment contract). Also rephrases Article 38, which now reads: "Non-nompetition agreement". Makes wording changes in articles 40 (Part-time contract), 41 (Pre-contractual relations between the parties to the employment contract), 43 (Form of employment contract), 48 (Partial work), 52 (Remote work), 53 (Reasons for termination of employment contract), 57 (Termination of employment on the employer's initiative without employee's fault), 63 (Group redundancy), 65 (Employment contract termination), 71 (Recruitment under an open-ended contract), 72 (The concept and types of temporary employment contract), 73 (Content of the temporary employment contract), 75 (Application of the principle of non-discrimination), 76 (Periods between transfer jobs), 79 (Temporary employment), 112 (Working time duration), 114 (Maximum working time requirements), 115 (Working time mode using a total working time), 117 (Peculiarities of the working time regime during night work), 120 (Calculation of working time), 127 (Right to full-time or part-time annual leave), 144 (Payment for work during rest and holidays, overtime work), 147 (Late payment of wages and other benefits related to employment relationships), 168 (Guarantees for employee representation at the employer level and protection against discrimination), 169 (Preconditions for the establishment of the work council and the electoral initiative), 171 (Election of Labor Council), 179 (Trade unions), 181 (Representation of employers in the social partnership at branch, territorial or national level), 185 (Tripartite Council of the Republic of Lithuania), 195 (Procedure for the formation and registration of collective agreements), 197 (Application of collective agreements), 204 (Concepts and principles of information and counseling), 209 (Responsibility for failure to comply with information and consultation obligations), 217 (Labor disputes over the competence of legal bodies), 221 (Composition of the Labor Dispute Commission), 237 (Intermediaries and their selection), 240 (Labor arbitration), 241 (Initiation and examination of collective labor dispute resolution proceedings in arbitration procedure), 242 (Employment arbitration decision), 250 (Legal status of strikers and guarantees thereof).

  10. Lithuania - - Law, Act

    Law No. XIII-416 of 6 June 2017 "To Amend Articles 12, 13, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 31, 32, 35, 36, 37, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 56, 57, 58, 60 the Law "On Employment" and to Supplement the Law with new Article 39.1". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-06-06 | Date of entry into force: 2017-06-15 | LTU-2017-L-107103

    Repeals sub-paragraph 3 of paragraph 2 of Article 12 (Labor market services and employment support measures). Rephrases paragraph 4 of Article 13 (Entities responsible for the making, organising, managing, supervising and implementing the employment support policy). Repeals paragraph 3 of Article 20 (Persons covered by labor market services and employment support measures provided for in this Law). Makes wording changes in articles 22 (Unemployed persons and job seekers), 23 (Groups of jobseekers), 24 (Grounds for suspending, restoring and revoking the status of the unemployed), 25 (Persons receiving additional support in the labour market), 26 (Job vacancies and job seekers registration services), 29 (Employment opportunity assessment services), 31 (Services of planning individual employment activities), 32 (Registration of jobseekers and job vacancies, assessment of the situation in the labor market and forecasting its changes), 35 (Active labour market policy measures), 36 (Support for learning), 37 (Vocational training), 39 (Advanced training), 40 (Mobility support), 41 (Supported employment), 42 (Subsidised employment), 46 (Implementation of local employment initiative projects), 48 (Programmes on increasing employment), 56 (Illegal work and liability for it), 57 (Violation of foreigner‘s employment procedures and liability), 58 (Undeclared work and liability), 60 (Imposition of fines). Supplements the law with new Article 39.1 (Recognition of competences acquired through non-formal and informal learning).

  11. Lithuania - - Law, Act

    Law No. XIII-243 of 30 March 2017 "To Amend Articles 133 and 134 of the Labour Code". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-03-30 | Date of entry into force: 2018-01-01 | LTU-2017-L-107100

    Supplements Article 133 (Parental leave) with new paragraph 2. Stipulates paragraph 2 of Article 133 to be considered as paragraph 3, which deals with the period of leave and the benefit for sickness and maternity. Also rephrases paragraph 2 of Article 134 (Leave for child care).

  12. Lithuania - - Law, Act

    Law No. XII-2362 of 19 May 2016 to Amend the Law No. I-446 of 26 April 1994 "On Land". - legislation on-line legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-05-19 | Date of entry into force: 2016-06-03 | LTU-2016-L-104728

    Rephrases paragraph 8 of article 23 (Land easements) which deals with the right of land owner or trustee of the state-owned land to apply for reimbursement for the losses incurred due to an easement. Namely regulates the procedure of applying for reimbursement and the reimbursement itself, establishing that the amount of the incurred losses and the time limit for reimbursement thereof shall be settled by agreement between the owners of the dominant and servient objects or the trustees of the state-owned land.


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