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Factsheet for measure EE-2020-12/1345 – measures in Estonia
, applies locally
|Time period||Temporary, 17 March 2020 – 18 May 2020|
Protection of workers, adaptation of workplace
– Teleworking arrangements, remote working
|Author||Ingel Kadarik (Praxis Center for Policy Studies) and Eurofound|
|Measure added||29 October 2020 (updated 26 January 2021)|
During the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Spring 2020 due to the containment measures a lot of companies were forced to shut down their activities to ensure as few human contacts as possible. This included sport clubs, which so far relied on activities with close human contact. To keep the business afloat, retain employment and continue providing services to their clients, some sport clubs moved from traditional face-to-face trainings to e-trainings.
Gym Akros was one of those sport clubs that decided to still provide trainings to their clients, relying on new ways and technologies. In this club, children and adults can participate in acrobatics, parkour, slackline, tricking and circus. As a response to the emergency situation, the club opened an e-club, which included video trainings, vlogs, blogs, challenges, learning materials, worksheets, etc. Each week the timetable included several trainings each day, describing the topic, target group and needed accessories. Although their activities usually need some kind of special attributes (e.g. slackline), they managed to provide training so that such attributes were not necessary, concentrating also more on general exercises to develop strength and flexibility. E-trainings were also available to watch later and participate individually. At the end of the emergency situation in Estonia on 18 May, the club continued with the regular trainings.
No information available.
|Does not apply to workers||Does not apply to businesses||Applies to all citizens|
Company / Companies
No special funding required
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Role||No involvement||No involvement as case not in social partner domain|
|Form||Not applicable||Not applicable|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
|Economic area||Sector (NACE level 2)|
|R - Arts, Entertainment And Recreation||R93 Sports activities and amusement and recreation activities|
|Occupation (ISCO level 2)|
|Legal, social and cultural professionals|
Eurofound (2020), E-club by sport club Akros, measure EE-2020-12/1345 (measures in Estonia), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/EE-2020-12_1345.html
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