Leave

Information on annual leave, sick leave, maternity, paternity and parental leave, public holidays and other leave.

Estonia :: Public holidays 2021

 January 1New Year’s Day (Friday)February 24Independence Day (Wednesday)April 2Good FridayApril 4Easter (Sunday)May 1Spring Day (Saturday)May 23Whit Sunday (Pentecost)June 23Victory Day (Wednesday)June 24Midsummer’s Day/St John’s Day (Thursday)August 20Independence Restoration Day (Friday)December 24Christmas Eve (Friday)December 25Christmas Day (Saturday)December 26Second Day of Christmas (Sunday)December 31Afternoon before New Year’s Day (Friday)Kindly note that the dates for 2021 in our tables must still be regarded as provisional as they may be modified by local official bodies …

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Estonia :: Sickness absence

Employee reporting requirements If an employee is unwell and is unfit to carry out their work duties they must inform their employer at the earliest opportunity …

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Estonia :: Public holidays 2020

 January 1New Year’s Day (Wednesday)February 24Independence Day (Monday)April 10Good FridayApril 12Easter SundayMay 1Spring Day (Friday)May 31Whit SundayJune 23Victory Day (Tuesday)June 24Midsummer’s Day/St John’s Day (Wednesday)August 20Independence Restoration Day (Thursday)December 24Christmas Eve (Thursday)December 25Christmas Day (Friday)December 26Second Day of Christmas (Saturday)December 31Afternoon before New Year’s Day (Thursday)Note: These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates …

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Estonia :: Other leave

An employee may take up to three days’ leave of absence per year to deal with personal matters …

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Estonia :: Maternity, paternity and parental leave

Maternity leave A female employee is entitled to 140 calendar days’ maternity leave commencing between 30 and 70 days prior to the expected date of birth …

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Estonia :: Annual leave

The statutory minimum entitlement to paid holiday leave is 28 calendar days per year for full-time workers, exclusive of public holidays …

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