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  1. Estonia - Unemployment benefit - Law, Act

    Decision of the Constitutional Review Chamber of the Supreme Court No. RT I, 12.05.2017, 8 of 11 May 2017 "On the Constitutional Control on Sub-Paragraph 6 of Paragraph 5 of the Law "On Labour Market Services and Benefits" and Sub-Paragraph 6 (1) 1 of the Law "On Unemployment Insurance". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-05-11 | Date of entry into force: 2017-05-11 | EST-2017-L-107077

    Declares part 4) of sub-paragraph (5) of Paragraph 6 (Registration as unemployed or as job-seeker) of the "Labor Market Services and Benefits" act and part 1) of sub-paragraph (1) of Paragraph 6 (Right to receive unemployment insurance benefit) of Law "On Unemployment Insurance" to be in conflict with the Constitution and repeals the mentioned clauses to the extent that they exclude the payment of unemployment insurance benefits to insured persons specified in subsection 3 (1) of the "Unemployment Insurance" act, who would have the right to receive unemployment insurance benefits pursuant to Paragraph 6 of the same act, solely on the basis that the person is a member of the management board of a company, a procurator, a partner authorised to represent a general or limited partnership, the director of a branch of a foreign company or manager of another permanent establishment of a non-resident.

  2. Estonia - Unemployment benefit - Law, Act

    Unemployment Insurance Act of 13 June 2001 [consolidation] (RT I 2001, 59, 359; 2009, 11, 67). (Töötuskindlustuse seaduses) - English translation (as amended up to 2008)

    Adoption: 2001-06-13 | Date of entry into force: 2002-01-01 | EST-2001-L-62500

    Regulates conditions and procedure for the payment and grant of benefits upon unemployment, collective termination of employment contracts and insolvency of employers, and the organisation of unemployment insurance. Available in English.

  3. Estonia - Unemployment benefit - Law, Act

    Act of 14 June 2000 on social protection of the unemployed (consolidation). - English translation (as amended up to January 2003)

    Adoption: 2000-06-14 | Date of entry into force: 2000-10-01 | EST-2000-L-60503

    Regulates the registration of persons as unemployed and the payment of State unemployment benefits, single benefits and stipends through employment offices.

  4. Estonia - Unemployment benefit - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Government Decree No. 62 of 9 February 1995 on the entry into force of the Act on social protection of the unemployed.

    Adoption: 1995-02-09 | EST-1995-R-41241

    Provides, inter alia, for conditions of eligibility to unemployment benefit, organization of training employment relationship and granting of fellowships to the unemployed.

  5. Estonia - Unemployment benefit - Law, Act

    Act of 26 October 1994 on social protection of the unemployed.

    Adoption: 1994-10-26 | Date of entry into force: 1995-01-01 | EST-1994-L-39422

    Defines "unemployed person", "suitable work", "search for work", and "employment mediation". Provides for procedures to register unemployed persons, employment services (information on vacancies and possibilities for training and upgrading), and unemployment benefits.


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