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  1. Estonia - Wages - Law, Act

    Law No. RT I, 28.12.2017, 1 of 6 December 2017 "To Amend the "Law on Salaries of Higher State Servants" and other related Acts". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-12-01 | Date of entry into force: 2018-01-01 | EST-2017-L-107075

    In the Law No. RT I 2010, 1, 2 of 16 December 2009 "On Salaries of Higher State Servants", rephrases Paragraph 1 (Salary of higher state servants), sub-paragraph (2) of Paragraph 2 (Highest salary rate of higher state servants). Supplements the law with Paragraph 2.1 (Indexation of highest salary rate of higher state servants); also supplements Paragraph 3 (Coefficients applicable to salaries of higher state servants) with new sub-paragraph (8.1). Rephrases Paragraph 4 (Change in salary rate of higher state servants). Repeals Paragraph 17. Introduces new Paragraph 17.1 (Specification of application of highest salary rate resulting from indexation).
    Also amends the Law "On Income Tax": in particular, supplements sub-paragraph 3) of Paragraph 13 (Income from employment) with new parts 4.3-4.6.
    Also amends the Law "On Labour Dispute Resolution": in particular, makes wording changes in sub-paragraph (4) of Paragraph 10 (Participation of lay assessors in the work of Labour Dispute Committee).

  2. Estonia - Wages - Law, Act

    Law No. RT I 2010, 1, 2 of 16 December 2009 on "Wages of Higher Public Servants". - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2009-12-16 | Date of entry into force: 2012-01-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2014-01-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2013-07-01 | EST-2009-L-102030

    Establishes the concept of the salary of higher state servants (Paragraph 1); highest salary rate of higher state servants (Paragraph 2); coefficients applicable to salaries of higher state servants (Paragraph 3); change in salary rate of higher state servants (Paragraph 4); reduction of coefficients for salaries of higher state servants during increased defense readiness and state of war (Paragraph 41); as well as implementation of indexation of highest salary rate of higher state servants (Paragraph 17).
    Subsections 3 (4), (8), (14) and (16) and Paragraph 6 enter into force on 1 July 2013; subsections 3 (1), (3), (6), (7), (9), (10) and (17)-(21) and Paragraphs 9 and 11-16 enter into force on 1 January 2014.

  3. Estonia - Wages - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Government Decree No. 91 of 11 June 2009 on average wage payment conditions and procedures. (Keskmise töötasu maksmise tingimused ja kord) - www.estlex.ee Estonian text

    Adoption: 2009-06-11 | Date of entry into force: 2009-07-01 | EST-2009-R-84974

    Regulates, inter alia, the basis for calculation of average payment for work, its calculation for one working day, calculation for compensation payments for vacation leave which has not been taken.

  4. Estonia - Wages - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Government Decree No. 35 of 18 February 1998 to amend the Decree No. 127 of 1 July 1997 on the establishment of a payment system for workers who, in the event of bankruptcy of their employer, did not receive their salary, paid leave and compensations of compulsory medical insurance, and indemnities not paid in the event of termination of a labour contract (Text No. 274).

    Adoption: 1998-02-18 | EST-1998-R-50522

  5. Estonia - Wages - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 127 of 1 July 1997 on the establishment of a payment system for workers who, in the event of bankruptcy of their employer, did not receive their salary, paid leave and compensations of compulsory medical insurance, and indemnities not paid in the event of termination of the labour contract (Text No. 842).

    Adoption: 1997-07-01 | EST-1997-R-48303

  6. Estonia - Wages - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision of the Government on establishment of minimum rates for wages.

    Adoption: 1994-07-15 | Date of entry into force: 1994-09-01 | EST-1994-R-39433

  7. Estonia - Wages - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision on payment in kind of a part of the salary.

    Adoption: 1994-03-29 | EST-1994-R-39435

    Provides for payment in kind of a part of the salary in accordance with the agreement concluded between employees and employers.

  8. Estonia - Wages - Law, Act

    Wages Act of 26 January 1994 (consolidation). (Palgaseadus) - English translation (as amended up to December 2002)

    Adoption: 1994-01-26 | Date of entry into force: 1994-03-01 | EST-1994-L-38978

    Chapter I: General provisions (inter alia, para. 5 on equal remuneration)
    Chapter II: Establishment of wage rates and wage systems
    Chapter III: Remuneration under special conditions (additional work, overtime, work on public holidays, night work, etc.)
    Chapter IV: Guarantees and compensations (for breast-feeding breaks, for health examinations, etc.)
    Chapter V: Calculation and payment of wages
    Chapter VI: State supervision
    Chapter VII: Final provisions


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