The Lithuanian parliament on December 13 adopted President Dalia Grybauskaite's proposed amendments to the recently introduced new pay system for teachers as a matter of urgency, with 64 votes in favor, one vote against and 11 abstentions.
The amendments were adopted amid an ongoing teachers' strike against the new tenure-based pay system.
Eugenijus Jovaisa, chair of the parliamentary Committee on Education and Science, says the new amendments will make the pay system clearer.
Meanwhile, Gintaras Steponavicius, former educatio...
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