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  1. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law of 1 December 2016 "On Maintenance Guarantee Fund". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-01 | Date of entry into force: 2017-02-01 | LVA-2016-L-105201

    The purpose of the law is to ensure that the rights of the child to social security are realized and the acquisition of the child's education is promoted by establishing a Maintenance Guarantee Fund (hereinafter - the Fund) for the payment of the minimum maintenance allowance if the child acquires education in the Republic of Latvia and one or both parents of the child do not provide maintenance.
    Article 1: Terms used in the law
    Article 2: The purpose of the law
    Article 3: The fund
    Article 4: Fund Administration tasks
    Article 5: Rights and duties of the Fund Administration
    Article 6: Information about debtors
    Article 7: Prohibition of the use of debtor's vehicles and means of navigation management
    Article 8: Fund resources
    Article 9: Director of the Fund Administration
    Article 10: Applicant's entitlement to maintenance
    Article 11: Receiving maintenance in the administrative procedure
    Article 12: Receiving maintenance by a court judgment or maintenance agreement
    Article 13: Maintenance and duration thereof
    Article 14: Maintenance costs expiry
    Article 15: Repayment of undue payment of maintenance
    Article 16: The procedure for appeal and appeal of decisions of the Director of the Fund Administration
    Article 17: Applicant's responsibilities
    Article 18: Debtor's obligation to repay maintenance.

  2. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law of 23 November 2016 to Amend the Law on Support for the Unemployed and Job Seekers. - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-11-23 | Date of entry into force: 2017-01-01 | LVA-2016-L-105181

    Changes the wording of sub-paragraph 1) of paragraph (1) of Section 12 (Loss of Unemployed Person Status and Re-acquisition Thereof); also supplements the section with new paragraph (1.2); also makes minor changes in paragraph 5 of the Section 12. Introduces changes into Section 15 (Status of Persons Seeking Employment) also supplementing it with new paragraph (3.2). Makes minor changes in Section 16 (Rights and Duties of Persons Seeking Employment).

  3. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law of 23 November 2016 to Amend the Law "On Compulsory Social Insurance Against Occupational Accidents and Diseases". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-11-23 | Date of entry into force: 2017-01-01 | LVA-2016-L-105200

    Changes the wording of the second part of Section 12 (Calculation of Average Wage Subject to Insurance Contributions), also repealing parts 3-5 of the same section. Also introduces wording changes into Section 19 (Sickness Benefit) and Section 20 (Compensation for the Loss of Ability to Work), also supplementing it with new paragraph (12). Makes changes in Section 23 (Compensation for the Loss of a Provider) supplementing it with paragraphs (9), (10). Adds paragraphs 19-22 to the Transitional provisions.

  4. Latvia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulation No. 445 of 5 July 2016 Establishing the Rules of the Remuneration of Teachers, as amended to 25 July 2017. - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-07-05 | Date of entry into force: 2016-09-01 | LVA-2016-R-105199

    I. General provision (which states that these Regulations establish the procedure for determining the salary of teachers, the amount of remuneration and the amount of work load of teachers)
    II. The procedure for determining the lowest monthly salary rates and monthly salaries of teachers
    III. Teachers' wage fund
    IV. Teachers' work load
    V. Final provisions
    Annex 1. The lowest monthly salary rates for teachers, Heads of educational institutions, their Deputies and Heads of structural units
    Annex 2. Samples of charge forms
    Annex 3. Teachers' work load corresponding to one monthly wage rate
    Annex 4. Supplement for work in special circumstances from educators of state-funded educational institutions
    Annex 5. Recommended calculation of the work load of teachers according to the average number of students in a class / group and subject
    Annex 6. The lowest monthly salary rates for teachers, Heads of educational institutions, their Deputies and Heads of structural units
    Annex 7. Teachers' work load corresponding to one monthly wage rate.
    Repeals Cabinet Regulation No. 28 of 28 July 2009 "On Paying Teachers" (Latvijas Vēstnesis, 2009, No. 121, No. 168; 2010, No. 137; 2011, No. 131; 2012, No. 133, No. 169, 2014 , No. 137).

  5. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law of 16 June 2016 "On Official Electronic Address". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-06-16 | Date of entry into force: 2018-03-01 | LVA-2016-L-105202

    Chapter I: General provisions
    Article 1: Terms used in the law
    Article 2: The purpose of the law
    Article 3: Official electronic address information system status and availability
    Article 4: Scope of the law
    Article 5: Use of official e-mail address
    Chapter II: Establishing the official electronic address and activating the official e-mail account
    Article 6: Elements of the official electronic address
    Article 7: Creating an official e-mail address and activating the official e-mail account
    Article 8: The official catalog of electronic addresses
    Chapter III: Access to the official e-mail account
    Article 9: Access to the official e-mail account
    Article 10: Transfer of access rights
    Article 11: Cancellation of the official electronic address and deactivation of the official e-mail account
    Chapter IV: Electronic correspondence and sending, receiving and storing electronic documents
    Article 12: Electronic communication and sending of electronic documents
    Article 13: Notice of receipt of electronic communication and electronic documents
    Article 14: Storage and availability of electronic correspondence and electronic documents
    Chapter V: Obligations and responsibilities
    Article 15: Official electronic address information system manager
    Article 16: Obligations and responsibilities of the user of official electronic address account
    Transitional provisions.

  6. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law No. 248 of 30 November 2015 "On Solidarity Tax". - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2015-11-30 | Date of entry into force: 2016-01-01 | LVA-2015-L-102236

    In accordance with the laws "On State Social Insurance" and "On Taxes and Duties", introduces the terms used in the law, also the purpose of the law which refers to the reduction of the inequality of workers improving social protection of the population. Also sets, inter alia, the taxable amount, taxation period, clarifies the categories of workers subjected to pay the solidarity tax; establishes the tax rate, tax calculation, rights, duties of taxpayers, tax administration.

  7. Latvia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers No. 656 of 24 November 2015 "To Approve the Rules on the Minimum Monthly Wage for Normal Working Hours and Minimum Hourly Rate Calculation". - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2015-11-24 | Date of entry into force: 2016-01-01 | LVA-2015-R-102067

    In accordance with the Labour Law, establishes the minimum monthly wage amount for normal working hours and introduces the formula for the calculation of the minimum hourly rate. It also regulates the relationships between employer and employees related with working hours and minimum wage taking into account the type of employment i.e. part time or full time.
    Repeals the Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers No. 665 of 27 August 2013 "To Approve the Regulations on Minimum Monthly Wage ad Minimum Hourly Wage Rate" (Latvian Herald, 2013, No. 169).

  8. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law No.230.1 of 5 November 2015 "On Personal Electronic Identification". - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2015-11-05 | Date of entry into force: 2015-12-08 | LVA-2015-L-102237

    Introduces, inter alia, the concept of electronic identification; the purpose and scope of the law; the procedure of providing electronic identification means; security of electronic identification; the requirements for qualified skilled or high-security electronic identification service provider, also terms of service; skilled or qualified high security electronic identification service provision information system, equipment and procedure, security description; civil liability Insurance; technical and organizational requirements; physical persons'and electronic service provider's duties and responsibilities.

  9. Latvia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers No. 584 of 13 October 2015 "On Occupational Health and Safety Requirements to Protect Workers Against Risks from Electromagnetic Fields in Working Environment". - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2015-10-13 | Date of entry into force: 2016-07-01 | LVA-2015-R-102235

    Introduces, inter alia, general provisions; exposure limit values and exposure action values; Electromagnetic field exposure and the risk assessment; risk prevention or reduction; medical examination of health condition of workers.
    Also introduces appendices I, II on exposure limit values and action values in the frequency range from 0 Hz to 10 MHz, 100 kHz to 300 GHz.

  10. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law No. 127.1 of 18 June 2015 "On Volunteering". - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2015-06-18 | Date of entry into force: 2016-01-01 | LVA-2015-L-102238

    Sets the purpose of the law, specifies the concept of volunteering, as well as the organizer of volunteering, voluntary worker, engagement in volunteering and termination. Regulates the relationships arising from volunteering introducing the procedure of concluding a contract on volunteering, the rights and duties of organizer of volunteering, insurance procedure for volunteers. Also establishes volunteer information system.

  11. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law of the Parliament (Saeima) of 23 October 2014 to Amend the Labour Law. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2014-10-23 | Date of entry into force: 2015-01-01 | LVA-2014-L-98128

    The amendments generally ensure a higher degree of transposition of EU labour legislation and are linked with the implementation of certain directives of EU: namely Directive 94/33/EC, Directive 1999/70/EC, Directive 98/59/EC, Directive 2003/88/EC. Accordingly, introduces new wording to para 2 of article 37 (Prohibitions and Restrictions of Employment), subparagraph 2) of para (2) of article 132 (Working Time for Persons under 18 Years of Age), article 45 (Term of an Employment Contract Entered into for a Specified Period), para (4) of article 106 (Information and Consultations, when Carrying out Collective Redundancy) and para (1) of article 107 (Commencing Collective Redundancy), para (3) of article 138 (Night Work), paras 2, 6 of article 140 (Summed Working Time), para 4 of article 143 (Weekly Rest), para 5 of article 149 (Annual Paid Leave).

  12. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law of the Parliament (Saeima) of 6 March 2014 on Trade Unions. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2014-03-06 | Date of entry into force: 2014-11-01 | LVA-2014-L-98129

    Chapter I: General provisions.
    Chapter II: Competencies and Functioning of Trade Unions
    Chapter III: Trade union representation in social dialogue and tripartite cooperation, relations with state and local government institutions
    Chapter IV: Liability for violations of the law

    Transitional provisions.
    Repeals the Law of 13 December 1991 on Trade Unions.

  13. Latvia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation of the Cabinet of Ministers No. 1503 of 17 December 2013 Regarding the Distribution of State Social Insurance Contribution Rate by State Social Insurance Types for 2014. - Legislation On-Line Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2013-12-17 | Date of entry into force: 2014-01-01 | LVA-2013-R-98118

    The Regulation prescribes the rate of compulsory State social insurance contributions and the rate of voluntary State social insurance contributions, as well as the distribution of the referred-to rates by the types of State social insurance for 2014. Namely defines, inter alia, the rates of compulsory contribution for various types of insurance: for the disabled persons, for employed persons serving the sentence of deprivation of liberty, for self-employed persons, for persons who are managers of immovable property and are registered as an economic activity income tax payers, for domestic employees at foreign employers; also separately defines the contribution rates for persons who have voluntarily joined the voluntary pension insurance, disability insurance, maternity and sickness insurance, parents insurance.

  14. Latvia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations No. 868 of 11 December 2012 Regarding Division of the Rate of State Social Insurance Contributions According to the Types of State Social Insurance for 2013. - Legislation On-Line Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2012-12-11 | Date of entry into force: 2013-01-01 | LVA-2012-R-98119

    Prescribes the rates of compulsory State social insurance contributions and of voluntary State social insurance contributions, as well as the distribution of the referred-to rates by the types of State social insurance for 2013. Particularly defines, inter alia, the rates of compulsory contribution for all types of insurance: namely for the disabled persons, for employed persons serving the sentence of deprivation of liberty, for self-employed persons, for persons who manage immovable property and are registered as an economic activity income tax payers, for domestic employees at foreign employers; also separately defines the contribution rates for persons who have voluntarily joined the voluntary pension insurance, disability insurance, maternity and sickness insurance, parents insurance.

  15. Latvia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation of the Cabinet of the Ministers No. 269 of 19 June 2012 On Maternal and Child Health Improvement Plan 2012-2014. - Legislation On-Line Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2012-06-19 | Date of entry into force: 2012-06-19 | LVA-2012-R-98115

    Introduction
    1. Situation characterization and problem formulation
    1.1. Child health
    1.1.1. Perinatal mortality
    1.1.2. Infant mortality
    1.2. Maternal health
    1.2.1. Antenatal care
    1.2.2. Maternal mortality
    1.3. Infertility treatment
    1.4. Role of intersectoral co-operation in maternal and child health improvement
    1.5. Main problems identified
    2. Hierarchy of objectives, results and performance indicators thereof
    3. Connection of the plan with other development programming documents and legal acts binding on Latvia
    4. Financing necessary for introduction of the plan
    5. Institutions responsible for the implementation of measures
    6. Procedures for assessment of the plan and reporting
    7. Measures intended in the Plan.

  16. Latvia - - International agreement

    Agreement between the governments of the Republic of Latvia and the Republic of Lithuania on the inclusion of accumulated insurance periods in the former USSR. (Latvijas Republikas valdibas un Lietuvas Republikas valdibas ligums par bijušaja PSRS uzkrato apdrošinašanas periodu ieskaitišanu) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-05-16 | Date of entry into force: 2013-04-01 | INT-2012-IA-98127

  17. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law No. of 4 November 2004 on Information Society Services. - Laws On-line in English Laws On-line in Latvian

    Adoption: 2011-11-04 | LVA-2011-L-90449

    Ensures the free circulation of electronic information via different means as defined in section 1(1)2) in European Economic Area Member States. Regulates, inter alia, questions of personal data protection as well as control and supervision over the circulation of information.

    Implements the following EU Directives:
    - Directive 2000/31/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2000 on certain legal aspects of information society services, in particular electronic commerce, in the Internal Market
    - Directive 98/48/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 July 1998 amending Directive 98/34/EC laying down a procedure for the provision of information in the field of technical standards and regulations;
    - Directive 2002/58/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 July 2002 concerning the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector (Directive on privacy and electronic communications).
    - Directive 2009/136/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 November 2009 amending Directive 2002/22/EC on universal service and usersż rights relating to electronic communications networks and services, Directive 2002/58/EC concerning the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector and Regulation (EC) No 2006/2004 on cooperation between national authorities responsible for the enforcement of consumer protection laws.

  18. Latvia - - International agreement

    Agreement between Australia and Latvia on Social Security. (Latvijas Republikas un Australijas ligums socialas drošibas joma) - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-09-07 | Date of entry into force: 2013-01-01 | INT-2011-IA-98126

  19. Latvia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Regulation No. 675 of 30 August 2011 on Procedures for the Entry and Residence in the Republic of Latvia of Citizens of the Union and their Family Members. - Laws On-line in Latvian Laws On-line in English BIB database of Latvian legislation

    Adoption: 2011-08-30 | Date of entry into force: 2012-05-09 | LVA-2011-R-90463

    Pursuant to Law on Immigration sets up the procedures for the entry and residence in the Republic of Latvia of citizens of the European Union and their family members, as well as the restrictions on residence of such persons. Regulates, inter alia, questions related to employment, self-employment and unemployment of the above mentioned categories of citizens.

  20. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law No. LV, 103 (4501) of 16 June 2011 to Amend and Supplement the Labour Law. - Laws On-line in Latvian

    Adoption: 2011-06-16 | Date of entry into force: 2011-07-20 | LVA-2011-L-90424

    Amends and Supplements the following articles of the Law : para 2 of article 4(Employer), para 4 and 5 of article 7 (Principle of Equal Rights), para 5 of article 10 (Representation of Employees), article 14 (Posting of an Employee), article 28 (Employment Legal Relationships and Contracts of Employment), article 35 (Documents Necessary for Preparing an Employment Contract), article 37 (Prohibitions and Restrictions of Employment), article 38 (Information Regarding Applicants and Documents for Applying for Work), article 40 (Form of an Employment Contract), article 74 (Payment of Average Earnings in Case of Idle Time), article 75 (1) (Payment for Wages if Employed Persons Does not Stay in the Republic of Latvia), article 90 (Reproof and Reprimand), article 96 (1) (Labour Security Service Provider), article 104 (Reduction in the Number of Employees).

  21. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law No. LV, 62 (4460) of 20 April 2011 to Amend the Labour Law. - Laws On-line in Latvian

    Adoption: 2011-04-20 | Date of entry into force: 2011-05-04 | LVA-2011-L-90403

    Introduces minor wording changes in article 40 of the Labour Law dealing with forms of employment contracts for the Military.

  22. Latvia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Regulation No. 146 of 22 February 2011 on Procedure for the Evaluation of the Professional Competence Acquired Outside Formal Education System. - Laws On-line in Latvian Laws On-line in English

    Adoption: 2011-02-22 | Date of entry into force: 2011-09-01 | LVA-2011-R-90425

    Prescribes the procedure for the evaluation of the professional competence acquired outside formal education system, which conforms to the professional competence of the first, second or third level vocational qualification. The regulation does not apply to professions, the evaluation of the professional competence of which is regulated by special regulatory enactments.

  23. Latvia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation of the Cabinet of the Ministers No. 75 of 25 January 2011 on Regulations Regarding the Procedures for Organizing and Financing of Active Employment Measures and Preventative Measures for Unemployment Reduction and Principles for Selection of Implementers of Measures. - Legislation On-Line Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2011-01-25 | Date of entry into force: 2011-02-09 | LVA-2011-R-98104

    1: General Provisions
    2: Selection of Implementers of Measures
    3: Organization of Active Employment Measures
    3.1: Occupational Training, Retraining and Raising of Qualification and Acquisition of Non-formal Education
    3.2: Training at the Employer for Preparing a Specialist Required by It
    3.3: Training for Acquiring and Maintaining Practical Work Skills, if the Employer is a Local Government
    3.4: Measures Providing for Entering into an Employment Contract
    3.4.1: Paid Temporary Work
    3.4.2: Measures for Specific Groups of Persons
    3.4.3: Work Tests
    3.4.4: Employment Measures During Summer Holidays for Persons who Acquire Education at General, Special or Vocational Educational Institutions
    3.4.5: Training at the Employer
    3.5: Measures for Increasing Competitiveness
    3.6: Measures for Commencing Commercial Activity or Self-employment
    3.7: Complex Aid Measures
    3.8: Temporary Paid Social Work
    3.9: Employment Seeking Aid Measures
    4: Raising of Qualification, Retraining and Further Education of Persons Employed by Merchants and Self-employed Persons
    5: Facilitation of Regional Mobility of Persons Employed by Merchants
    6: Training of Persons Subject to the Risk of Unemployment
    6.1: Training Programmes for Involving Adults in Lifelong Learning
    6.2: Training Programmes for Employed Persons Subject to the Risk of Unemployment
    6: Career Consultations
    7: Final Provisions.
    Repeals Cabinet Regulation No. 166 of 10 March 2008 Regarding the Procedures for Organizing and Financing of Active Employment Measures and Preventative Measures for Unemployment Reduction and Principles for Selection of Implementing Bodies of Measures, (Latvijas Vestnesis, 2008, No. 46).
    Paragraphs 10.2 and 10.3 enter into force on 1 January 2014.

  24. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law No. LV 205 (4397) of 29 December 2010 amending the Law of 17 November 1995 on Compulsory social insurance in respect of accidents at work and occupational diseases. (likums "Grozījumi likumā "Par obligāto sociālo apdro'inā'anu pret nelaimes gadījumiem darbā un arodslimībām" "LV", 205 (4397), 29.12.2010.)) - Laws On-line in Latvian

    Adoption: 2010-12-29 | Date of entry into force: 2011-01-01 | LVA-2010-L-88254

    Introduces minor wording changes in article 20 regulating the issue of compensation in case of lose of ability to work.

  25. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law No. LV, 91 (4283) of 9 June 2010 on Disabilities. - Laws On-line in Latvian Laws On-line in English

    Adoption: 2010-06-09 | Date of entry into force: 2011-01-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2012-09-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2013-01-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2011-09-01 | LVA-2010-L-90451

    Chapter I: General Provisions
    Chapter II: Predictable Disability and Disability
    Chapter III: Organisation of Predictable Disability and Disability Expert-Examination
    Chapter IV: Aid Measures for Reduction of the Predictable Disability, Risk of a Disability and Consequences of a Disability

    Repeals the previous Law on the Medicinal and Social Protection of the Disabled of 1992 (Latvijas Republikas Augst'k's Padomes un Vald'bas Zi'ot'js 1992, No. 42).

  26. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law No. "LV", 59 (4251) of 25 March 2010 amending the Law on Occupational Safety (Labour Protection). (likums "Grozījumi Darba aizsardzības likumā" ("LV", 59 (4251), 14.04.2010.)) - Laws On-line in English Laws On-line in Latvian

    Adoption: 2010-03-25 | Date of entry into force: 2010-04-28 | LVA-2010-L-88306

    Amends the following articles of the Law: para 19 of article 1 giving new definition of special risks; article 5 on obligations and rights of employers; article 7 on internal supervision of the working environment; article 9 on evaluation of the working environment risks; article 9 organizational structure of labour protection; article 14 on instruction and training of employees and trusted representatives; article 16 on co-operation among several employers; article 18 on right of the employee to refuse to perform work and to participate in labour protection measures; article 20 on representation of employees in the field of labour protection; article 21 on participation of a trusted representative in the internal supervision of the working environment; article 23 on State policy in the field of labour protection

  27. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law No. LV, 51/52 (4243/4244) amending the Law on Support for Unemployed Persons and Persons Seeking Employment. (likums "Grozījumi Bezdarbnieku un darba meklētāju atbalsta likumā" ("LV", 51/52 (4243/4244).) - Laws On-line in English Laws On-line in Latvian

    Adoption: 2010-03-11 | Date of entry into force: 2010-04-14 | LVA-2010-L-88308

    Amends articles 2.1 Prohibition of Differential Treatment; article 3 Active Employment Measures; Article 4 Competence of the Cabinet; article 6 State Employment Agency; article 9 Financing of Active Employment Measures, Preventative Measures for Unemployment Reduction and Projects; Article 12 Loss of Unemployed Person Status and Re-acquisition Thereof; article 14 Duties of an Unemployed Person; article 17 Restrictions on the Provision of Work Placement Services.

  28. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law No. 47 (4239) of 4 March 2010 to amending the Labour Law. (likums "Grozījumi Darba likumā" ("LV", 47 (4239), 24.03.2010.)) - Laws On-line in Latvian

    Adoption: 2010-03-04 | Date of entry into force: 2010-03-25 | LVA-2010-L-88252

    Introduces a number of changes in several articles of the Law. Amends, inter alia, article 14 (Posting of an Employee) regulating terms and conditions of employees posting abroad and legal regime, rights and duties that shall regulates the relationship between employer and employee. Amends article 18 (Parties to Collective Agreement) regulating cases when the General Agreement should be applied to all of the industry workers.
    Amends article 22 (Approval of a Collective Agreement) providing that where a collective agreement is signed between an employer and a trade union representing at least 50% of employees , the general meeting of employees (conference) to approve the collective agreement is no longer needed.
    Amends and supplements articles 29, 32, 34, 44, 53, 60, 71, 98, 101, 106,107,108, 129,133, 134,140,152,157 of the Law.

  29. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law No. LV 19 (4211) to Amend Law on Law on Social Services and Social Assistance (likums "Grozījums Sociālo pakalpojumu un sociālās palīdzības likumā" ("LV", 19 (4211) ) - Laws On-line in Latvian

    Adoption: 2010-01-21 | Date of entry into force: 2010-03-02 | LVA-2010-L-88281

    Amends article 13 regulating duties of the State in the provision of social services

  30. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law No. LV 23(4215) of 21 January 2010 on the Involvement of Employees in Decision Making in a European Commercial Company, a European Cooperative Society and in the Case of Cross-Border Merger of Capital Companies. (likums "Par darbinieku iesaistī'anu lēmumu pieņem'anā Eiropas komercsabiedrībā, Eiropas kooperatīvajā sabiedrībā un kapitālsabiedrību pārrobe'u apvienosanas gadījumā" ("LV", 23 (4215)) - Laws On-line in English Laws On-line in Latvian

    Adoption: 2010-01-21 | Date of entry into force: 2010-02-24 | LVA-2010-L-88309

    Sets up the procedure by which employees shall be involved in the decision making in a European commercial company, a European cooperative society and in the case of cross-border merger of capital companies in an acquiring company.

  31. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law No. ("LV", 23 (4215) of 21 January 2010 on the Involvement of Employees in Decision Making in a European Commercial Company, a European Cooperative Society and in the Case of Cross-Border Merger of Capital Companies. - Laws On-line in Latvian Laws On-line in English

    Adoption: 2010-01-21 | Date of entry into force: 2010-02-24 | LVA-2010-L-90462

    Chapter I: General Provisions
    Chapter II: Conducting Negotiations and Special Negotiating Body
    Chapter III: Agreement on Rules for the Involvement of the Employees
    Chapter IV: Standard Rules for Involvement of Employees
    Chapter V: Special Rules for Employee Participation in a European Cooperative Society
    Chapter VI: Final Provisions

    Repeals the previous Law On the Involvement of Employees in a European Cooperative Society of 2006 (Latvijas Republikas Saeimas un Ministru Kabineta Zi'ot'js, 2006, No.24).

    Also implements Directive 2005/56/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 October 2005 on cross-border mergers of capital companies.

  32. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law On Remuneration of Officials and Employees of State and Self-government Authorities (No."LV", 206 (4192)). (MK noteikumi Nr.1651 "Noteikumi par valsts tie'ās pārvaldes iestā'u amatpersonu un darbinieku darba samaksu, kvalifikācijas pakāpēm un to noteik'anas kārtību" ("LV", 206 (4192)) - Laws On-line in English Laws On-line in Latvian

    Adoption: 2009-12-10 | Date of entry into force: 2010-01-01 | LVA-2009-L-88291

    Chapter I: General Provisions
    Chapter II: Remuneration System
    Chapter III: Monthly Salary
    Chapter IV: Additional Payments
    Chapter V: Bonuses
    Chapter VI: Benefits
    Chapter VII: Compensations, Cover of Tuition Expenditures and Insurance
    Chapter VIII: Leave

  33. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law No. 4186 of 1 December 2010 to amend the Law on Unemployment Insurance. (Grozījumi likumā "Par apdro'ināanu bezdarba gadījumam") - BIB database of Latvian legislation Laws on-line in Latvian

    Adoption: 2009-12-01 | Date of entry into force: 2010-01-01 | LVA-2009-L-85633

    Introduces minor changes in wording in article 10 and adds a new para 15 in Transitional Provisions of the Law regulating the amount of unemployment allowances payment for the period between 1 January 2010 to 31 December 2012.

  34. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law No. 4186 of 1 December 2009 to amend the Law on Labour. (Grozījumi Darba likumā) - BIB database of Latvian legislation Laws on-line in Latvian

    Adoption: 2009-12-01 | Date of entry into force: 2010-01-01 | LVA-2009-L-85635

    Adds para. 2 to Article 2 and para 10 to the Transitional Provisions of the Labour Law clarifying certain cases and conditions for the payment mechanisms of wage or unemployment benefits for state officials, public servants and employees of self-government bodies. Repeals paras. 5 and 7 of article 62.

  35. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law No. 4083 of 26 June 2009 to amend the Law on Labour. (Grozījums Darba likumā) - BIB database of Latvian legislation Laws on-line in Latvian

    Adoption: 2009-06-26 | Date of entry into force: 2009-06-29 | LVA-2009-L-85634

    Adds, para 9 to the Transitional Provisions of the Labour Law regulating wages and unemployment benefit payment mechanisms for public servants and employees of self-government bodies.

  36. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law No. 4093 of 18 June 2009 to amend the Law on Protection of Employees in the Case of Employer's Insolvency. (Par darbinieku aizsardzību darba devēja maksātnespējas gadījumā) - Laws on-line in Latvian

    Adoption: 2009-06-18 | Date of entry into force: 2009-06-10 | LVA-2009-L-85638

    Introduces, inter alia, minor changes in wording of article 5, 5(1), 8, 14. Amends article 15 on issues of administration of insolvency procedure.

  37. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law No. 4056 of 16 June 2009 to amend the Law on Unemployment Insurance. (Grozījumi likumā "Par apdro "inā'anu bezdarba gadījumam") - BIB database of Latvian legislation Laws on-line in Latvian

    Adoption: 2009-06-16 | Date of entry into force: 2009-07-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2010-01-01 | LVA-2009-L-85632

    Amends article 5 regulating issues related to unemployment insurance contributions and unemployment allowance determination. Also amends article 8m clarifying cases under which unemployment insurance allowances can be terminated.

  38. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law No. 4086 of 16 June 2009 to Amend the Law on State Social Insurance. (Grozījumi likumā "Par valsts sociālo apdrosināsanu") - Laws on-line in Latvian

    Adoption: 2009-06-16 | Date of entry into force: 2009-07-01 | LVA-2009-L-85637

    Amends, inter alia, article 1 introducing minor changes related to occupational disease and care for child; article 22 clarifying mechanism of state social insurance financing from state budget and adds article 29 regulating the question of delivery of social insurance services and state allowances to the place of residency.

  39. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law No. LV 100 (4086) of 16 June 2009 on Payment of State Allowances during the Time Period from 2009 to 2012 (consolidation, 21 January 2010) (likums "Par valsts pensiju un valsts pabalstu izmaksu laika periodā no 2009.gada līdz 2012.gadam" (LV, 100 (4086)) - Laws On-line in English Laws On-line in Latvian

    Adoption: 2009-06-16 | Date of entry into force: 2009-06-01 | LVA-2009-L-88311

    Aims at providing social security to population within the scope of available financing in accordance with the laws on the State budget for the current year during the time period from 1 July 2009 until 2012.

  40. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law No. 4029 of 12 March 2009 to Amend the Law on State Pensions. (Grozījumi likumā "Par valsts pensijām") - Laws on-line in Latvian Laws on-line in Latvian

    Adoption: 2009-03-12 | Date of entry into force: 2009-04-01 | LVA-2009-L-85636

    Amends, inter alia, article 26 regulating the question of pension increase based on the Consumer Price Index. It namely provides that state pensions should be revised once a year and in case if the Consumer Price Index change is less than one percent then pensions are not revised.

  41. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law No. 4017 of 5 February 2009 to amend the Law on Support for Unemployed Persons and Persons Seeking Employment. (Grozījumi Bezdarbnieku un darba meklētāju atbalsta likumā) - BIB database of Latvian legislation Law on-line in Latvian

    Adoption: 2009-02-05 | Date of entry into force: 2009-03-01 | LVA-2009-L-85631

    Amends, inter alia, article 4, 9 and 13 regulating issues related to unemployment benefits determination and granting during the vocational education and training.

  42. Latvia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Governmental Decree No. 866 on Procedures for the Calculation of the Average Wage Subject to Insurance Contributions for the Determination of the Amount of Unemployment Benefit and Procedures for the Granting, Calculation and Disbursement of Unemployment Benefit and Funeral Benefit. (MK noteikumi Nr.866 "Vidējās apdro'inā'anas iemaksu algas aprēķināsanas kārtība bezdarbnieka pabalsta apmēra noteiksanai un bezdarbnieka pabalsta un apbedīsanas pabalsta pie'ķir'anas, aprēķinā'anas un izmaksas kārtība" ("LV", 167 (3951), 28.10.2008.) [stājas spēkā 01.01.2009.] ar grozījumiem.) - Laws On-line in English Laws On-line in Latvian

    Adoption: 2008-10-21 | Date of entry into force: 2008-10-21 | LVA-2008-R-88292

    In accordance with the Law on Unemployment Insurance sets up; the procedures for the calculation of the average wage subject to insurance contributions for the determination of the amount of unemployment benefit; the documents certifying the right to unemployment benefit and funeral benefit; the procedures for the granting, calculation and disbursement of unemployment benefit and funeral benefit; and the procedures by which a person, on the basis of the relevant court judgement, shall reimburse the amount of the received unemployment benefit to the State social insurance employment special budget, if remuneration is being recovered in his or her favour from the employer for forced absence from work in the relevant period of receipt of the unemployment benefit.

  43. Latvia - - International agreement

    Agreement between the governments of the Republic of Latvia and the Republic of Estonia on the inclusion of the occurred insurance periods collected in former USSR. (Latvijas Republikas valdibas un Igaunijas Republikas valdibas ligums par bijušaja PSRS uzkrato apdrošinašanas periodu ieskaitišanu) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-09-01 | INT-2008-IA-98123

  44. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law of 19 June 2008 on State Pensions (text as last amended on 19.06.2008). - BIB database of Latvian legislation

    Adoption: 2008-06-19 | Date of entry into force: 2009-01-01 | LVA-2008-L-81855

    Provides, inter alia, for 10% cuts for pension payments for unemployed pensioners and 70% for those who had been in employment.

  45. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law of 19 June 2008 on State Labour Inspection. - BIB database of Latvian legislation Act on-line in Latvian

    Adoption: 2008-06-18 | Date of entry into force: 2008-07-10 | LVA-2008-L-81265

    Repeals the previous Law on State Labour Inspection (SLI). The new law, inter alia, provides for more rights for SLI to act and suspend the operation of an enterprise that is in breach of occupational safety and health rules and standards and general labour legislation. Provides for more rights for SLI to supervise the compliance of private construction sites with labour law. The function of technical monitoring of hazardous industrial installations is passed to the State Building Inspectorate.

  46. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Amendments to the Law on State social insurance. - BIB database of Latvian legislation

    Adoption: 2008-06-06 | Date of entry into force: 2008-06-23 | LVA-2008-L-81866

    Amends the 1997 Act by providing, inter alia, for temporary removal of the limitation on the maximum amount of taxable income conditioned to social security payments and changes in the social security payment deductions. Regulates issues related to percentage of non-taxable contributions to pension funds and accrual life insurance schemes.

  47. Latvia - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 403 of 3 June 2008 on delivering work permits for foreign citizens. - BIB database of Latvian legislation

    Adoption: 2008-06-03 | Date of entry into force: 2008-06-03 | LVA-2008-R-81867

    Sets up regulatory requirements and procedures to obtain work permits in the Republic of Latvia. Regulates the procedure for payment of fees for work permits.

  48. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law of 8 May 2008 amending the Law on Immigration. - BIB database of Latvian legislation

    Adoption: 2008-05-08 | Date of entry into force: 2009-01-01 | LVA-2008-L-81868

    Regulates issues related to work permit requirements for foreigners legally employed in the member states of the European Union, state of the European Economic Area or Swiss Confederation.

  49. Latvia - - Law, Act

    Law of 24 April 2008 on Crafts. - BIB database of Latvian legislation

    Adoption: 2008-04-24 | Date of entry into force: 2009-01-01 | LVA-2008-L-81869

    Defines the concept of craft and craft enterprise in the Latvian legislation. Regulates, inter alia, labour rights.

  50. Latvia - - International agreement

    Agreement between the Republic of Latvia and Belarus on the cooperation in the field of social security. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-02-29 | Date of entry into force: 2010-09-28 | INT-2008-IA-98125

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