Posts tagged as wage compensation

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…

Unemployment Insurance Fund to send wage compensation bill to Estonian government

Thursday, March 4, 2021

The Unemployment Insurance Fund’s (töötukassa) council’s chairman Peep Peterson has said the council will gather on Thursday (March 4) to specify the sectors which need compensation in March. The draft legislation will then go directly to the government for approval on the same day. “We have submitted two packages to the government before. One of them was that the situation will get worse and the economy needs to be closed.…