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Lithuanian town offers to cover commute expenses to reduce unemployment

Monday, September 9, 2019

A town in southern Lithuania has been offering to cover commuting expenses to cut unemployment. The programme, which reimburses up to 70 euros per month, has helped to cut unemployment by one percentage point, according to officials of Alytus District. Daiva works in a restaurant in Alytus, but she lives in a village about 35 kilometres from the town. Before this job, she had been unemployed for nine months, because…