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Comment service for agreements

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In civil matters concerning employment between an employer and employee, the Employment Fund will make a comment on the draft of a settlement agreement, upon request by the agreeing parties. The parties share the responsibility of agreeing upon how to reconcile the compensation for ending an employment contract unfoundedly and earnings-related unemployment benefit. By requesting for a comment on the agreement, the agreeing parties may verify what size the reduction to the Employment Fund should be after the reconciliation, before they sign the agreement.

There is no legal obligation to request the Employment Fund to comment on an agreement. In practice, however, the commenting procedure reduces the need to make alterations to signed contracts. Therefore, we recommend that you should always request for a comment when settling civil matters concerning the end of employment.

Do the following

Please send your comment request to the Employment Fund by email. If your message contains confidential information, use a secure connection. For further instructions on the required details, please visit the Employment Fund’s website.

To whom and on what terms

The service is meant for the employers and employees who are involved in the civil matter, or their representatives.

The service is free of charge.

Basic information

The service is provided byEmployment Fund
Responsible for the serviceEmployment Fund
Area Whole Finland
Available languagesFinnish, Swedish, English
Text edited by: Employment Fund
Updated: 4/3/2020