Socially Responsible Restructuring: Employees’ Security Dimension in Lithuania Cover Image

Socialiai atsakinga įmonių restruktūrizacija: darbuotojų apsaugos aspektas Lietuvoje
Socially Responsible Restructuring: Employees’ Security Dimension in Lithuania

Author(s): Inga Blažienė, Boguslavas Gruževskis
Subject(s): Economy
Published by: Vilnius Gediminas Technical University
Keywords: restructuring; dismissals of group of employees; active labour market policy; Labour Code; bankruptcy; employment policy

Summary/Abstract: Social security dimension of employees of enterprises undergoing restructuring is analysed: the concept of socially responsible restructuring is discussed; the recent developments in restructuring processes in Lithuania (including procedures of enterprise restructuring and bankruptcy, European Restructuring Monitor information and data on redundancy of group of employees) are described; restructuring legislation in Lithuania including the concept of restructuring, legal aspects of employees’ security in case of restructuring and dismissals of group of employees are discussed. Active labour market policy is briefly introduced in the article in order to present instruments for socially responsible restructuring as well as the role of social dialogue in the restructuring processes. At the end of the article authors’ views on the restructuring measures applied in Lithuania as well as evaluation of future perspectives are presented.

  • Issue Year: 2010
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 302-313
  • Page Count: 12
  • Language: Lithuanian