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Rules of working life

Minimum pay and general terms of employment (such as working hours and right to training) are laid out in collective agreements. Telework, job alternation leave, part-time work and part-time pension are some of the arrangements aimed at making working life more flexible.

Employment contract and wage payment

The employment contract arises when you agree with your employer on the performance of work and the associated pay.

Working time, annual holidays and time off

Regular working time may not exceed eight hours per day and 40 hours per week. You will receive 2 - 2,5 days of holiday for each month.

Different ways of working

You can work as an employee, as an agency worker and as a self-employed person.

Data protection and privacy at work

An employer may only record and process your personal data when this is directly relevant to your employment.

Termination of employment

Information about terminations of employment, layoffs and other situations when employment ends.

Agreement on terms and conditions of work and co-operation at workplaces

The employment contract that you make with your employer must comply with the collective agreement for the industry.

Occupational safety and health

Your employer has a duty to ensure your health and safety at work, arrange health services and treat employees in an impartial and equitable manner.