Posts tagged as Minister Algirdas Monkevicius

Lithuanian teachers to stage protest as minister calls for talks

Thursday, October 31, 2019

As Lithuanian Education, Science and Sport Minister Algirdas Monkevicius is calling a meeting with five trade unions over a collective agreement on Thursday, some teachers are staging a protest outside the ministry in Vilnius. Dozens of pumpkins will be lit up in front of the ministry building during the symbolic protest action organized by the Lithuanian Education and Science Trade Union (LSMPS), which has earlier announced plans to go on strike this year. The…

Lithuanian education minister won’t fire people

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Lithuanian Education, Science and Sport Minister Algirdas Monkevicius said on Wednesday he has already removed many of the shortcomings identified during an audit of agencies subordinate to the ministry and confirmed that he does not plan to sack anyone due to the findings. “We have already resolved many issues,” the told reporters. Monkevicius said he has asked the auditors to inform him “should decisions be needed on any fact regarding…