Social ministry sets recruitment quotas
Social ministry has divided the number thousand between counties and ministries and thus determined how many people with permanently reduced work capacity local governments and state agencies are to hire in next five years.
16.06.2016, Anneli AmmasPM
Taking the state apart and putting it back together. To be better
This week, Praxis the think tank blasted state reform as non-satisfactory. The state apparatus is all astir now. As outcome of that, finance ministry came public with their plan for rearrangements of state agencies. Their plan was the fist to be tabled.
04.03.2016, Oliver KundPM
Hospital rebells at lay-off demand by the state
Last night, council of Tartu University Hospital members sent a standpoint to social ministry stating that the prescribed lay-off of 85 posts is neither purposeful, expedient nor feasible.
08.12.2015, Aime JõgiPM
Ministries swell with fresh vigour
Analysis by Chamber of Commerce and Industry says Estonia's public officialdom is resistant to thinning and if the numbers do come down at all, then on account of police patrols and firefighters. Meanwhile, the ministries keep on ballooning.
07.09.2015, Nils NiitraPM
Winner proclaimed for superministry design
Design contest for joint ministries building to be erected where finance ministry once stood was won by «Valged» (The Whites) as depicting two white highrises interconnected.
Architects demand ministry megabuilding contest
The Union of Estonian Architects (UEA) has protested to Tallinn town-planning department head Anu Hallik-Jürgenstein that a public architectural competition must be held regarding a joint four-ministry building planned in Tallinn.
Editorial: law changed, mess remained
Starting April last year, new Public Service Act entered into force. As envisioned by then interior minister Kristen Michal, the result should’ve been making pay more public, plain and clear in ministries. The endless benefits for diplomas, language skills, seniority and what not would have to go; instead, employees should get basic wages boosted.
Ministries speedy to raise wage
Bountiful bonuses persist even after law to curb them entered into force, as revealed by fresh data on salaries in ministries.
02.05.2014, Oliver KundPM
New division of tasks echoes experiment with assistant-ministers
Distribution of ministerial posts by upcoming Reform Party/Soc Dems coalition only feels fresh at first glance.
19.03.2014, Argo IdeonPM
Spring-coalition in portfolio-gear
A new Reform Party/Soc Dems government aka spring-coalition now sounds like a fact. Today, hardly anybody believes in the current coalition – with trust lost towards existing partners.
07.03.2014, Tuuli KochPM
Interior ministry rejects joint house as too costly
Ministries to move say their office space costs will considerably grow in the new building, a square meter price jump possibly manifold.
30.08.2013, Argo IdeonPM
Editorial: state agency «unaware» who must protect consumer, market
Dear reader, how could a newspaper help you out here, amid the sharp decline in EMT mobile phone coverage?
Editorial: united fiefdom
Four ministries to move under common roof.
Estonia announces tender for joint building of 4 ministries
The state real estate management company RKAS has announced a tender aimed to find the developer for a complex of buildings that would house four Estonian government ministries in the future.