Lithuanian government moves to introduce quotas for foreign workers

  • 2019-04-25
  • BNS/TBT Staff
The government has proposed that the Seimas adopt a law introducing quotas for third-country nationals coming to work in Lithuania. Quotas would be set annually by the director of the Employment Service, who also compiles a list of occupations in short supply in Lithuania, with the first quota to be fixed in 2021.  The quotas would not apply to highly qualified workers. After the quota has been exhausted, immigrant workers will be allowed to work in Lithuania following a labor market test and after obtaining approval from the Employment Service, Deputy Interior Minis...
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