Posts tagged as abroad

Foreign Minister invites discussions on separate election constituencies for Lithuanians abroad

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

High voter turnout among Lithuanians living abroad in Sunday’s presidential election is a basis for starting discussions on establishing one or two separate election constituencies abroad, Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius says. Figures from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs show that 42,500 Lithuanian citizens voted in the presidential election and two referenda abroad on Sunday, and the final number might rise further as the ballots of those who voted by post…

Workers coming from abroad help to ease labour shortages

By Orsolya Soosaar on Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Data from Statistics Estonia show that the average gross monthly wage was up 7.5% over the year in the third quarter of 2018. The rate of wage growth in recent quarters has been affected by the income tax reform. Labour shortages are being eased by workers hired from abroad, and this has reduced the upwards pressure on wages. Strong wage growth and the data released yesterday on the operating results…