Lithuania's regulation that sets a ceiling on the amount of maternity/paternity pay does not run counter to the Constitution, the Constitutional Court ruled on Wednesday, January 24. The Constitutional Court was asked by a Vilnius court to look at a provision in the Law on Sickness and Maternity Social Insurance that limits the maximum compensatory salary based on which the amount of a maternity payment is calculated to 3.2 times the current year's insured income, which currently amounts to 1,523.2 euros. The ceiling on benefits helps ensure at least the minimum amount of maternity/...
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