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07.05.2017 - 07: 09

In Estonia, liberalize the labor market: to work with seven years

It canceled a mandatory requirement to obtain permission of the Labor Inspectorate on the employment of minors and increases the time of their work.

From May 2017, the new rules for minors in the labor market in Estonia will take effect. They provide for the simplification of reception of such persons by employers, as well as extend the list of permissible works. This was reported in the Estonian Chamber of Commerce KODA, noting that some of the new regulations come into force May 8, the rest - from July 2017 years.

Since the beginning of May canceled the list of works are allowed to perform a minor, which gives young people the opportunity to work in a much wider range of fields. In addition, it sets different times for work and are not obliged to attend school 15-17-year of minors during a trimester and during school holidays. In the case of changes come into effect have fulfilled the duty of the school to minors are allowed to work in the future 8 hours a day and 40 hours per week. Previously, these rules were 7 hours a day and 35 hours per week.

Since July, the Estonian employer should no longer apply to the Labor Inspectorate to issue a separate permit for the hiring of a young man under the age of 14 years, enough to make the data in the Register of Estonian workers. In addition to job postings in the register will also need to make all other necessary documents (for example, the consent of the legal representative of the minor, working conditions). At the same time, was received in the case, if a labor inspector is not refused within ten days to issue its consent, it is believed that a work permit 7-14-year-old. Due to this change reduces the administrative burden of employers, at the same time, all the necessary authorities will be notified of hiring a teenager and about the conditions of his work.

According to the ruling is still the law, employers have been known as the Tax and Customs Board and the Labor Inspectorate of employment for a minor work and get these agencies to be assigned permissions. Since July this obligation is canceled.

Estonian Chamber of Commerce believes KODA achievement made changes, noting that the purpose of the changes is to give minors the best opportunities for work and development of skills.

A source: A REGNUM

Tags: Estonia, Baltic States, Economy, Jobs