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New obligation for employers using fixed-term employment contracts

Finland - August 24 2017 The Finnish Supreme Court ruled in August 2017 that, even though an employer had legitimate grounds for concluding several consecutive fixed-term...

Ingrid Remmelgas.

Employment & Benefits Review: Finland - December 2016

Finland - December 16 2016 Finnish employers will be obliged to provide outplacement services and occupational health care for employees who are made redundant. As part of the...

Ingrid Remmelgas.

Reminder: Have you got a new mandatory non-discrimination plan in place?

Finland - November 22 2016 As of 1 January 2017, employers in Finland are required to have a non-discrimination plan in place. This is a new duty imposed on all employers that...

Leenamaija Heinonen.

Negotiations for social contract failed - the Finnish Government continues preparing the proposed changes to employment legislation

Finland - December 15 2015 A social contract to improve Finland's cost competitiveness is one of the key objectives in the Government's program which was published this spring...

Johanna Ellonen, Ingrid Remmelgas, Nina Isokorpi.

The Finnish Labor Court assessed the employer's right not to pay sick pay on the grounds of suspected abuse of the right to sick leave benefits

Finland - December 15 2015 In a recent judgment (TT:2015-62), the Finnish Labor Court ruled on whether an employer was required to pay sick pay to an employee who, the employer...

Johanna Ellonen, Ingrid Remmelgas, Nina Isokorpi.