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Work, economy and business

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the emergency situation that has been announced has significantly impacted our work life and businesses. In these unprecedented times of uncertainty, many firms are already facing unexpected difficulties.

Temporary restoration of border checks has restricted the movement of goods. Cancellations of travel have caused worry among the consumers.  Companies are looking for solutions to enable and continue the work from a distance. 

To support the local entrepreneurship, our government has proposed several aid packages with an aim to support the comapanies and employees..

Homeoffice is the best choice

 

To ensure the wellbeing of your employees, all companies should encourage remote working whenever possible. Also, please try to take into consideration the challenges faced by the employees with children.

14-day movement restriction does not apply to the transportation workers

 

According to the emergency situation declared by the Government of the Republic, the 14-day movement restriction does not apply to the following persons: persons who are not symptomatic and who are internationally transporting raw products, goods and peoople.

Employees' health must be monitored

 

Anyone experiencing the symptoms of respiratory disease should contact a doctor and stay at home. All other employees who were in contact with the person showing signs of the virus should follow the same principles.

 

Information from other authorities.

 

You can find valid and official information regarding the Emergency Situation and the limitations and activities deriving from it, from the websites of Estonian state authorities.

Webpages of governmental authorities will provide instructions and advice as well as frequently asked questions.

 

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    Health Board

    The website provides information about the coronavirus, its prevention, cure and spread. You can also read about the personal protective equipment. Read more »

  • Tööelu portal

    The portal provides information regarding working life arrangements during the emergency situation. Read more »

  • Tax and Customs Board

    The website provides information regarding the support for entrepreneurs during the emergency situation. Read more »

 

Last updated: 24 March 2020