Omnipresent provides global employment solutions and professional employment organisation (PEO) services for companies looking to grow and build out a global team in Lithuania. Traditional methods of establishing global employment and subsidiaries in Lithuania typically take months and can incur heavy costs. Omnipresent’s global employment solutions and PEO services is helping hundreds of organisations onboard new employees in Lithuania in a matter of days with full compliance of local labour laws. We use a tech-forward approach to streamline the process.
Employee Income Tax:
20% - Flat Rate
1.77%: Open-ended contract or
2.49%: Fixed-term contract
12.52%: State Social Insurance
6.98%: Health Insurance
0% or 2.10% or 3.00%: Pension (employee choice)
The typical work week in Lithuania consists of 8 hours per day or 40 hours per week.
Working hours can vary by industry in some countries.
Overtime in Lithuania is a maximum of 8 hours per week. Employees can get up to 12 hours per week if a specific consent is given for the purpose. Overtime on an annual basis calls for a maximum of 180 hrs per year unless an applicable collective agreement states otherwise.
Overtime pay is 1.5 times the average monthly salary of the employee.
Employees in Lithuania receive a minimum of four working weeks paid leave for a five-day week and five working weeks paid leave for a six-day week.
Lithuanian employees can take a maximum of 120 consecutive sick days in a given year.
If an employee exceeds the sick leave thresholds, the employment contract is subject to termination with notice.
Lithuania has strong paid maternity leave regulations including 70 days before birth and 56 days after birth of paid maternity leave, totalling 18 weeks.
Paternity leave laws call for partially-paid paternity leave for 30 days after birth.
Lithuania offers parental leave until the child is 3 years old.
Parental leave is paid directly by the State Social Insurance Fund and employees receive 100% of their wages for up to 1 year. If a parent chooses to receive benefits until the child is 2; 70% of their wages are paid until the child is 1 and 40% of wages thereafter.
Employees are exempt from work in certain cases, e.g.:
We believe that remote employees should be able to access their local, as well as a high standard international benefits anywhere they are. Details about international or country specific benefits packages can be provided on request. Please contact us for further details.
Severance is provided by law and amounts to the following:
In case of unfair dismissal, the employer is liable to pay further 6 months salary as additional severance.
Lithuanian law calls for 3 days notice of termination during probationary period.
Post-probation notice amounts to the following:
Notice periods may be further increased of specific employees’ statuses (e.g. disable employees, employees with family dependents)
The benefits of growing a global team and finding the best talent anywhere in the world are endless. It’s important to note that labour laws and regulations in Lithuania are strict with penalties for non-compliance. Let our team take care of the details such as payroll, benefits, compliance, taxes, and admin so you can focus on growing your business. We are here to help you every step of the way.
Omnipresent makes it easy to hire, pay, and support your international team. Book a call with us to start building your global team today.
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