The right to receive fair remuneration for work in the Republic of Lithuania

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    Abstract

    A wage is remuneration for work performed by an employee under a contract. The right to fair remuneration means as follows: pay which guarantees a decent living standard for employees and their families; increased pay for overtime and extraordinary working conditions; equal remuneration for women and men for equal work; proper prior notification of dismissal from work; time limitation on deductions from pay. Issues relating to a pay are one of the most relevant for employees. An issue of this article is whether remuneration received by employees guarantees a decent living standard for employees and their families. The minimum wage in Lithuania, remuneration in the event of non-conformity with the normal working conditions, the right for payment for working in due time is also analysed in this article.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)30-36
    JournalJurisprudencija: mokslo darbai
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 2008

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    Keywords

    • Wage
    • Equal remuneration
    • Minimum wage

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