COVID-19 and Labour Law: Estonia

Merle Erikson


The restrictions implemented to counteract the spread of the Covid-19 disease has led to a high degree of teleworking. The applicationof the provisions allowing unilateral amendment of the employment contract by the employer (mainly to reduce wages) has become commonplace. The Unemployment Insurance Fund pays the wage compensation to employees whose employer’s operation has been considerably disrupted by extraordinary circumstances.


Covid-19; Labour Law; Telework; Reduction of wages; Wage compensation

DOI: 10.6092/issn.1561-8048/10788


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