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JHL is Finland’s
largest trade union
of the welfare sectors
Take care of matters effortlessly
Someone will take care of it
Someone takes care of everything that others don’t necessarily even think about. That someone is very often one of us, one of JHL’s top professionals.
Your work deserves recognition. That recognition should come in the form of money in your pocket and the ability to cope at work.
Social welfare and health care sector
The social welfare and health care sector’s professionals work for instance as personal assistants, in child protection, as practical nurses, in health care, in the social welfare and health care sector, and in elderly care.
Catering and cleaning sector
Catering and cleaning sector professionals work in, say, wellbeing services counties, the kitchens of municipalities and joint municipal authorities, schools, day care centres, hospitals and laundries.
Information, administration and library sector
Information, administration and library sector professionals work for the state, wellbeing services counties, municipalities and joint municipal authorities, organisations, and within the private sector’s clerical services and administrative, IT, library and information services.
Pedagogy and education sector
The pedagogy and education sector’s professionals mostly work in schools, within early childhood education and care or youth work, in parishes, vocational schools and special education schools.
Technical, energy and traffic sector
The JHL members in the technical, energy and traffic sector are usually maintenance professionals, facility maintenance employees, electricians, electronics assemblers and tram, bus and metro drivers. This group also includes gravediggers.
The security sector’s occupations include emergency centre dispatcher, safety inspector, security guard, firefighter and paramedic.