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Estonian doctors embarked on a strike

October 4, 2012

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(PUBLISHED IN THE BALTIC COURSE) Doctors of four large Estonian hospitals embarked on a strike on Monday to demand higher wages and reorganisation of the medical system; the duration of the strike is not yet known, LETA/Postimees writes. On Monday, planned outpatient appointments were stopped in Tartu University Clinic, North Estonian Regional Hospital, East Tallinn […]

Social exclusion greets long term unemployed in Estonia

September 10, 2012

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(PUBLISHED IN THE BALTIC TIMES) Chief analyst of the Statistics Board Siim Krusell noted that in 2011, job opportunities improved in Estonia and the decline in real pay was stopped, but the share of long-term unemployed people among all unemployed persons increased, reports National Broadcasting.   Krusell noted in his analysis that the assessment on whether […]