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  1. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - 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).

  2. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - 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

  3. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - 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.

  4. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Amendments to the State Civil Service Law.

    Adoption: 2006-09-14 | LVA-2006-L-74742

    Concern the procedures for rotation of civil service employees.

  5. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 536 amending Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 995/2005 on the wage system for public servants.

    Adoption: 2006-06-30 | LVA-2006-R-74734

    Concern periodical evaluation of civil servants work as well as subsequent changes of the qualification and pay raise.

  6. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Amendments to the Law on Police.

    Adoption: 2006-06-15 | Date of entry into force: 2006-10-01 | LVA-2006-L-74643

  7. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Amendments to the Law on Military Service.

    Adoption: 2006-06-08 | LVA-2006-L-74644

    Provide for a 10 days paternity leave for the father.

  8. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Law on disciplinary liability of civil servants.

    Adoption: 2006-05-11 | Date of entry into force: 2007-01-01 | LVA-2006-L-74369

    The law determines the procedure for establishing a disciplinary offence by civil service employees and application of appropriate penalties.

  9. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 998 amending the Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 746 of 24 August 2004 on teachers' wages.

    Adoption: 2005-12-20 | Date of entry into force: 2006-01-01 | LVA-2005-R-74367

    The regulations describe the wages calculation system and determine salary ranges for various qualification levels.

  10. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 995 on the wage system for public servants.

    Adoption: 2005-12-20 | Date of entry into force: 2006-01-01 | LVA-2005-R-74368

    The regulations describe the complex system for determining wages for civil servants as well as various benefits and compensations, depending on qualifications and other criteria.

  11. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 310 on job classification system in public service institutions

    Adoption: 2005-05-03 | LVA-2005-R-72450

    The classification system establishes a new catalogue of public service jobs in order to, among other matters, systematize wages in the public sector.

  12. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 746/2004 on wages for teachers.

    Adoption: 2004-08-24 | Date of entry into force: 2004-09-01 | LVA-2004-R-69184

    Set forth the procedure for calculation and payment of wages for teachers in all state and municipal educational establishments, including schools, vocational institutions and universities.

  13. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Law on early retirement benefits for performing artists in public orchestras, choirs, theatres and circus.

    Adoption: 2004-06-17 | Date of entry into force: 2005-01-01 | LVA-2004-L-69167

    The law determines retirement ages for creative professions within the public performing arts organisations, including the ballet, opera, theatre, choirs and circus, as well as specifies the calculation of the early retirement benefits and their administration.

  14. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations No. 299 regarding Accepting Structures for Service. - English translation

    Adoption: 2004-04-13 | LVA-2004-R-72464

    Sets out the rules for building structures including the relationship between the client and the builder.

  15. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 705/2003 on wages, benefits and remuneration to civil servants.

    Adoption: 2003-12-16 | Date of entry into force: 2003-12-20 | LVA-2003-R-69149

    Set forth the procedure for and amounts of wages, benefits (including accident and strenuous conditions benefits) and remuneration for civil service employees.

  16. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 403/2003 on methodology for evaluation of physical labour and awarding qualification categories for state employees.

    Adoption: 2003-07-22 | LVA-2003-R-66285

    Provide for the basic methodology for evaluation of physical labour and awarding qualification categories for employees working in government institutions.

  17. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 403/2003 on methodology for evaluation of physical labour and awarding qualification categories for state employees.

    Adoption: 2003-07-22 | Date of entry into force: 2003-08-08 | LVA-2003-L-68449

    These regulations provide for the basic methodology for evaluation of physical labour and awarding qualification categories for employees working in government institutions.

  18. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 92/2003 on work protection requirements for carrying out construction work. - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2003-02-25 | Date of entry into force: 2003-03-14 | LVA-2003-R-65485

    Regulations describe in detail work protection and safety requirements for carrying out construction work, specifying the scope of construction, levels of responsibility and work protection plans.

  19. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 535/2002 on single compensation for Ministry of Interior employees in the event of harm to their health.

    Adoption: 2002-12-10 | Date of entry into force: 2003-01-01 | LVA-2002-R-65479

    Regulations describe the procedures for single compensations to such Ministry of Interior employees as fire fighters, border guards, police officers, special services employees, in the event they suffered an injury to their health while on duty.

  20. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 461/2002 on salaries, qualifications and benefits for public servants.

    Adoption: 2002-10-15 | Date of entry into force: 2003-04-01 | LVA-2002-R-65478

    Regulations determine various qualification categories in the public service along with the appropriate salaries, benefits and compensations.

  21. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 397/2002 on the methodology for comparing salaries of state agency employees to the average salaries for similar qualifications in the private sector.

    Adoption: 2002-09-03 | LVA-2002-R-63230

    Provide for methodology to determine and calculate salaries of government and municipal employees in order to compare them with wages in the private sector and the labour market.

  22. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Regulation No. 253 of 25 June 2002 on the labour protection requirements for investigation and extraction of mineral resources. - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2002-06-25 | Date of entry into force: 2002-07-01 | LVA-2002-R-65023

  23. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Law on Military Service.

    Adoption: 2002-05-30 | LVA-2002-L-63216

    Sets forth the general process of the military service, including the social and other provisions for military service personnel.

  24. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 217/2002 on wage payment system for public sector employees.

    Adoption: 2002-05-28 | LVA-2002-R-63218

  25. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Law on avoiding conflicts of interests of public servants.

    Adoption: 2002-04-25 | Date of entry into force: 2002-05-10 | LVA-2002-L-62650

    Provides definition of public servant and public employee and describes professional activities that public servants may engage in (such as creative work and teaching) without creating conflict of interest.

  26. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 137/2002 on regulations for work and rest time of drivers holding C1, D1, C and D category drivers licences.

    Adoption: 2002-04-11 | Date of entry into force: 2002-06-01 | LVA-2002-R-62651

    Sets forth the permissable work time and required rest time for professional drivers holding C1, D1, C and D type drivers licences, and the requirements for recording work and rest time.

  27. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 543/2001 on Regulations on commissioning, professional qualifications and activities of safety consultants (advisers) in the field of dangerous cargo transportation.

    Adoption: 2001-12-27 | Date of entry into force: 2002-01-01 | LVA-2001-R-62663

    Sets forth the procedure for private enterprises which deal with transportation or handling of dangerous cargo to safety consultants (advisors) responsible for decreasing the risk of cargo handling with respect to individuals, property and the environment.

  28. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Amendmends to the Law on Police.

    Adoption: 2001-10-04 | Date of entry into force: 2001-10-12 | LVA-2001-L-60607

    Amendments determine survivors' benefit in case of occupational death of a police employee.

  29. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 421/2001 on conditions of work on roads.

    Adoption: 2001-10-02 | Date of entry into force: 2001-10-10 | LVA-2001-R-60608

    Determines requirements for necessary conditions (incl. protective clothing, road signs) for workers performing road construction or other work on roads.

  30. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 237/2001 on amendments to the Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 73 of 15 February 2000 on wages of teachers.

    Adoption: 2001-06-12 | Date of entry into force: 2001-09-01 | LVA-2001-R-60601

    Determines the workload of teachers corresponding to number of students (class size) and determines minimum wages of teachers in various educational institutions.

  31. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Amendments to the Law on road transportation.

    Adoption: 2001-05-10 | Date of entry into force: 2001-07-01 | LVA-2001-L-59347

    Sets forth the professional education certificate requirements for individuals in charge of transportation for an enterprise as well as special professional education certificate requirements for individuals responsible for or supervising transportation of dangerous cargo.

  32. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 126/2001 on a comprehensive data system for civil service institutions, their functions, personnel and former personnel.

    Adoption: 2001-03-13 | Date of entry into force: 2001-04-06 | LVA-2001-R-59342

    Provides guidelines for a comprehensive data system for storing and organizing information about civil service institutions, their functions, and present and former employees.

  33. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 79/2001 on procedures for enforcing higher education requirements for civil servants.

    Adoption: 2001-02-20 | Date of entry into force: 2001-03-01 | LVA-2001-R-59339

    Describes the procedure and time frame for applying and enforcing higher education requirements for civil servants in accordance with the Law on State civil service.

  34. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Civil Servant Principles of Conduct (Instruction No. 1).

    Adoption: 2001-01-09 | Date of entry into force: 2001-01-13 | LVA-2001-M-60189

    Sets forth principles of conduct for civil servants. Part II provides for general principles of conduct, Part III principles of conduct in relations with other civil servants and society, Part IV for principles of conduct in situations of conflict of interest, and Part V for sanctions.

  35. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 20/2001 on salaries and benefits for civil servants.

    Adoption: 2001-01-02 | Date of entry into force: 2001-01-01 | LVA-2001-R-59340

    Sets forth the system of salary calculation for different categories of civil servants as well as benefits including maternity, professional injury, disability, survivor's benefit and related matters.

  36. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Regulation (No. 318 of 2000) on the requirements regarding the organising of work safety and health protection and the equipping of workplaces at construction sites. - Unofficial English Translation

    Adoption: 2000-09-19 | Date of entry into force: 2001-08-01 | LVA-2000-R-70824

    I. General provisions (1-5)
    II. Project supervisor, appointment of co-ordinators, prior notice (6-14)
    III. Project preparation and execution stages, duties of co-ordinators (15-17)
    IV. Work safety and health protection plan (18-25)
    V. Obligations of contractors (26-29)
    VI. Minimum requirements regarding equipping of workplaces at construction sites (30-48)
    VII. Additional minimum requirements for the organising of indoor workplaces (49-58)
    VIII. Additional minimum requirements for equipping of outdoor workplaces (59-77)
    IX. Obligations of other persons (78)
    X. Closing provision (79)

  37. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 313/2000 on requirements for providers of social relief services.

    Adoption: 2000-09-12 | Date of entry into force: 2005-01-01 | LVA-2000-R-58718

    Determine requirements for providers (employers) of social assistance and relief services such as shelters for children and women and crises centers. Outlines the required qualifications of employees of such service institutions.

  38. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    State Civil Service Law. - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2000-09-07 | Date of entry into force: 2001-01-01 | LVA-2000-L-58719

    Sets forth broad objectives and guidelines for procedures for employing civil servants, providing training for civil servants, the rights and obligations of civil servants, and procedures for dismissal.

  39. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Border Guard Law.

    Adoption: 1997-11-27 | Date of entry into force: 1998-01-01 | LVA-1997-L-60194

    Comprehensive legislation on the State Border Guard. Chapter II provides for organisational structure and deployment of the State Border Guard; Chapter III for tasks, duties and rights of border guards. Chapter IV regulates border guard recruitment, Chapter V awarding and removing of border guard service ranks, Chapter VI appointment to positions, assessment, transfer, suspension, discharge and retirement from border guard service, Chapter VII wearing of uniform, and Chapter VIII legal protection of border guards, remuneration, service and employment rights, leave, social guarantees, prohibition to join trade unions and participate in strikes, retirement and some related matters.

  40. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    On disciplinary punishment of civil servants (No. 158).

    Adoption: 1994-08-16 | LVA-1994-R-60193

    Applies to all civil servants and candidates for civil service positions who have committed a disciplinary violation in the Republic of Latvia or in a foreign country as prescribed by these Regulations. Makes provision for disciplinary violation, victims, unlawful action and guilt, damage and harm to State civil service, kinds of disciplinary punishment, initiation of disciplinary hearings, investigation of disciplinary matters and imposition of punishment, suspension, application of disciplinary punishment, recording of disciplinary punishment, appeal against disciplinary punishment, victim's right to appeal, dismissal of disciplinary matters, neglect of duty, exceedance of authority, loss and damage of property, violation of confidentiality, insufficient organisation of subordinate's work, indecent and undignified behaviour, malpractice, acceptance of tangible benefits, illegal imposition of payments, illegal exemption from payments, unauthorised participation in decision-making, unsanctioned work, unsanctioned political activity, impolite and intolerant attitude, application of physical force, failure to give information, and bureaucratic attitude towards visitors and colleagues.

  41. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Law on Public Service (No. 52).

    Adoption: 1994-04-21 | LVA-1994-L-59879

    Deals with various aspects of public civil service of civil servants and civil servant candidates employed by national and local government civil institutions. Chapter 2 provides for appointment to civil service position, and Chapter 3 for responsibilities and restrictions for civil servants and civil servant candidates. Chapter 4 regulates rights, compensations and social guarantees of civil servants. Chapter 6 deals with course of civil service.

  42. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    On the National Guard of the Republic of Latvia.

    Adoption: 1993-04-06 | LVA-1993-L-60178

    Comprehensive legislation on National Guard of the Republic of Latvia. Part I regulates tasks of National Guard, Part II deals with internal organisation, Part III with recruitment, Part IV with awarding of ranks, Part V with appointment to different positions and transfers, Part VI with suspension, dismissal and release, Part VII with leave, Part VIII with retirement, Part IX with resignation from part-time service, Part X with wearing of uniform, Part XI with admission to National Guard Service of soldiers who have served in foreign armies, Part XII with rights of National Guards and social guarantees, including prohibition to join trade unions and organise strikes, Part XIII with rights and duties of retired National Guard members, Part XIV with finances and technical supply, and finally Part XV with liability for violations of law.

  43. Latvia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Law on Police. - Unofficial English translation (as amended)

    Adoption: 1991-06-04 | LVA-1991-L-60188

    Comprehensive legislation on police. Part II makes provision for tasks of police, legal basis for police operations, organisation and principles of police operations, transparancy of police operations, cooperation of police with State and local Government institutions, and professional contacts of the police of Latvia. Chapter II regulates duties of police officers; Part III rights of police officers, including right to use physical force and firerarms. Part IV provides for organisational structure of police, competence of police institutions and divisions of responsibilities, Part V for legal protection, work guarantees and liability of police officers, Part VI for service in the State police, Chapter VII for financing of police activities and supply of material and technical facilities, and finally Chapter VIII for control and supervision of police activities.


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