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A layoff is a temporary suspension of work and wage payment while the employment continues in other respects. A layoff is permitted when the employee could otherwise be made redundant or when a temporary reduction in work has occurred.

Text edited by: Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions – SAK, Confederation of Finnish Industries – EK, Confederation of Unions for Professional and Managerial Staff in Finland – Akava, Finnish Confederation of Salaried Employees – STTK, KT Local Government Employers, Labour Market Organisation of the Church – KiT, Office for the Government as Employer – VTML
Updated: 12/31/2020