Internal restructuring
Eesti; Põhja-Eesti;
Location of affected unit(s)
Public Administration And Defence
Public Administration And Defence; Compulsory Social Security
Administration Of The State And The Economic And Social Policy Of The Community
84.1 - Administration of the State and the economic and social policy of the community

120 - 158 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
21 May 2014
Employment effect (start)
1 February 2014
Foreseen end date
31 December 2014


Tallinn City Government, the biggest local government in Estonia, announced that it will cut 158 jobs in the course of 2014. Around 120 employees will be dismissed directly, 10 will be relocated and remaining 28 positions that are currently not filled will be abolished. The decision to review composition of the personnel working in cities agecies, districts and city Chancellery was made already at the end of last year following the last audit on personnel that took place back in the beginning of 2000s. The financial resources saved by these redundancies will be used to increase the wages of remaining personnel of cities agencies, districts and city Chancellery by 8%.


  • 21 May 2014: ERR


Eurofound (2014), Tallinna Linnavalitsus, Internal restructuring in Estonia, factsheet number 77130, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/77130.