Southeast Finland

The regional office of Southeast Finland provides service to local branches and active and ordinary members in the regions of South Karelia, Kymenlaakso and South Savo.

The Trade Union for the Public and Welfare Sectors JHL
Regional office of Southeast Finland

Kauppakatu 40 D
53100 Lappeenranta
Swithboard 010 7703 550 (Mon–Tue and Thu–Fri from 9 am to 3 pm)
Fax 010 7703 591

The office is open on Mondays and Thursdays from 9 am to 3 pm. 

Strikes and other industrial actions: 

Help with employment matters:

Employment Advice tel. 010 7703 311, available Mon–Tue and Thu–Fri from 9 am to 3 pm.
When calling Employment Advice:
Select Eastern Finland as the region, and number 1 for Southeast Finland regional office

Personnel e-mail addresses:

Head of region
Koskenranta Sanna tel. 050 471 8778

Regional activities specialists
Isberg Minna tel. 050 443 2161
Järvinen Juha tel. 040 055 3446
Miettinen Ritva tel. 050 460 1291
Söderlund Johanna tel. 050 329 8977

Regional services secretary
Joutselainen Satu
tel. 050 443 2164

School project worker
Ljungkvist tel. 050 4404 709

E-mail address format:
Office e-mail address

The regional office does not give advice on unemployment security. If you have questions related to applying for daily unemployment allowance, or other matters related to unemployment security, turn to JHL’s unemployment fund.

Office personnel

Unemployment fund services

How to apply

Telephone service Mon–Thu from 9 am to 12 pm, tel. 010 190 300.

The unemployment fund’s live chat (in Finnish) enables you to ask about general matters concerning daily allowance from 9 am to 2 pm. For information security reasons, you cannot ask about, say, your own daily allowance.

Send faxes to 010 7703 235 or 010 7703 433
E-mail address

Unemployment fund’s postal address:
The Public and Welfare Sectors’ Unemployment Fund
P.O. Box 100
00531 Helsinki