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Work ability reforms


Lisatud 21.04.2016

2016 sees the launch of work ability reforms in Estonia creating a new working ability support system. The goal is to change people’s attitudes towards those with decreased working ability and help them find and secure employment. The Estonian Unemployment Insurance Fund will continue providing the services it currently offers for people with decreased working ability, adding several new services in January 2016.

All other services will, of course, continue to be available: search & selection, provision of advice on job seeking, work placement and training, etc. Your personal consultant at the Unemployment Insurance Fund will help you determine which services will be most helpful for you.

Work capability assessment

As of 1 July 2016, the Unemployment Insurance Fund launched the work capability assessment for people with decreased work capability and the payment of work capability allowance.

Work capability allowance

The Unemployment Insurance Fund started assessing work capability and paying work capability allowances on 1 July 2016.

In 2016 the fund only assessed the work capability of and paying work capability allowance to those who had not been assessed as having incapacity for work in the previous five years.


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