EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Tieto Estonia

Tieto Estonia

Geographic Location

Country: Estonia
Region: Põhja-Eesti; Eesti
Location of affected unit(s): Tallinn


Sector: Information / communication
IT and other information services
62 - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities
Number Employed: 282
Group: Tieto

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 19-01-2021
Planned Job Reductions min: 180
Planned Job Reductions max: 180
Type of Restructuring: Offshoring/Delocalisation
Employment Effect Start: 19-01-2021
Foreseen End Date: 30-09-2021

Additional Information

Tieto Estonia, a subsidiary of the Finnish IT-company, will shed 180 jobs from their international support service centre by the end of September 2021. It is a result of internal restructuring which is motivated by the merger between two companies: the Finnish company Tieto and the Norwegian company EVRY. 160 jobs will be relocated to Finland, 10 to Latvia and 10 to Czechia. As the Estonian centre provides support services mostly to clients speaking Finnish and Swedish, a number of employees have been recruited from Finland and Sweden to Estonia. Therefore it is made possible by the company for the employees to move with their job from Estonia to Finland. The company will also try to find new jobs for those losing their current job inside the company and they will also provide career counselling services to those affected. 

The international support service centre in Estonia was established in 2015.