Characteristics of Lithuanian labour market policy development (situation analysis and development prospects, second part).
Keywords:labour market, human resources, employment, unemployment, labour market policy.
The second part of the article (for the first section see the 26th issue of this journal) examines issues
concerning the formation of Lithuanian labour policy in the period from 2001 to 2008. The study reveals
that during that period Lithuanian labour market policy was modelled in view of preparing for the European
Union (EU) accession stage, harmonising Lithuanian labour market policy with EU normative acts
and implementing the common European Employment Strategy (EES). The national labour market policy
was also drawn up in line with ‘homework’ assigned by the European Commission (EC) and the aim to
create an active, flexible and stable labour market, also one that reflects national interests. The article
presents practical and theoretical assessment of the separate stages of Lithuania’s labour market policy
development. This article is a continuation of the first attempt to draw up an analytic assessment of
changes and management characteristics to labour market development in the re-established Republic of