President's veto brings Lithuania back to Soviet-era labour code - PM

  • 2016-07-04
President Dalia Grybauskaite's decision to veto Lithuania's new Labour Code may return the country to its old labour legislation, which is a reminder of the Soviet era, Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius said on Monday. "Obviously, the head of state turned a deaf ear to the arguments of scientists, progressive businesses, international institutions, Lithuanian youth organisations, employers, and political forces from across the spectrum," he told reporters. Butkevicius says that Grybauskaite's choice was determined by trade unions...
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