Estonia - Hiring of foreign workers eased - January 31, 2017

The government passed a regulation that will make it easier to employ seasonal workers from abroad. This includes lowering the minimum pay requirement for seasonal workers from a third country. For companies to hire seasonal workers to work abroad, the job must be listed as a seasonal one. The list of such jobs has now been expanded to include next to agriculture, also accommodation, and food production.


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