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Rehabilitative work activity

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Rehabilitative work activity is meant for persons who have been outside of the job market for a long time because of unemployment or some other reason. The purpose of rehabilitative work activity is to improve the client's employment readiness, well-being and life management.

Work activity is organized 1-4 days a week and 4-8 hours a day, in accordance with an agreement. The place of work activit ...

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Background information

Rehabilitative work activities are available to those who have been absent from the labour market for a long time due to unemployment or some other reason. The purpose of the activities is to improve the participant’s:

  • employment and training opportunities
  • ability to work and function
  • everyday life management.

Those participating in the activities are not in an employment or public service relationship with the organiser of the activities. The participants are paid a daily compensation for their work activities. The authorities will draw up an activation plan with the participant, the implementation of which will be monitored.

Laki kuntouttavasta työtoiminnasta (Act on Rehabilitative Work Activities)

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Updated: 15/2/2024