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The Lithuanian Supreme Court has established a significant precedent shifting direct liability to the Manager of the Company 2015-11-12

Summary The Civil Code of Lithuania (the Civil Code) lays down in Article 6.264 vicarious liability, according to which an employer is liable to pay compensation for the damage caused through the faul..

A new draft of the Labour Code of Lithuania made its way to the Parliament 2015-10-19

The Lithuanian Parliament (Seimas) in its plenary sitting of 15.10.2015 adopted a social model consisting of more than 30 legal acts and including a new draft of the Labour Code, which had been presen..

When the wrong application of law is not a computation error, monetary compensation for unused annual leave can be recovered from an employee if received unduly2015-06-29

The Labour Code of Lithuania sets down that it shall not be permitted to recover a wage that has been overpaid and computed by applying the wrong law, with the exception of cases of computation errors..

The fees for legal services performed by those other than attorneys in Lithuanian civil proceedings cannot be awarded.2015-04-30

The Civil Procedure Code of Lithuania (the CPC) states a common rule that the losing party pays the successful party's legal costs. The wining party is entitled to recover reasonable lawyers’ fees, wh..

The new draft of the Labour Code of Lithuania has been presented 2015-04-10

In Lithuania, a new draft of the Labour Code is currently being debated by the Government and social partners. A group of scientists has developed a new social model leading to several new laws on soc..

Territorial scope: The employer shall be allowed to suspend an employee from work during the period of notice of the termination of an employment contract2015-03-13

Background The Labour Code of Lithuania (LCL) stipulates merely a single occasion when the employer is allowed to suspend an employee from work (duties). The LCL (Article 123) defines that if an emplo..

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