A second reading was given to the first draft bill on the state language by the Saeima on 29 April 1998. ... 1998. Eighty-eight teachers were indeed dismissed in January 1999. but they were offered language courses free of charge whilst also enjoying unemployment benefits. ... such as that of lawyer, so that some non -citizens who were previously qualified lawyers are now employed in manual work. 59.
|Title||:||Documents. Council of Europe : Parlamentary Assembly : Working Papers|
|Publisher||:||Council of Europe - 1999|