Posts tagged as Unemployment fund

Estonia: Unemployment Fund pays out €27 million in wage compensation in April

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

The Unemployment Insurance Fund (Töötukassa) paid out nearly €27 million in wage support during April. Additionally, the number of registered unemployed decreased in Estonia last month. Tentative figures show the rate of unemployment at the end of the month was 8.6 percent and people registered as unemployed with the Unemployment Insurance Fund numbered approximately 56,100. At the end of March, the number was nearing 57,500. The registered unemployment rate continues…

Estonia: Unemployment fund to endorse €30 million wage support measure

Thursday, March 4, 2021

The government and the Unemployment Insurance Fund have agreed on wage support measures amounting to approximately €30 million, Minister of Health and Labor Tanel Kiik said on Thursday. Speaking at the government’s press conference, the minister said the measure is to be made available to the sectors directly affected by the new restrictions, such as food service companies, spas, and the fields of sports and culture, as well as sectors…