The terms and conditions of working life are controlled by three factors: labour laws, collective agreements made by employer and employee organisations and agreements made locally at companies and workplaces.
Employment contracts can be in oral, written or electronic format. Making a written employment contract is in the interest of both the employee and employer.
A school agent is an important link between JHL and schools. Agents give students information about working life, labour market and the trade union.
The goal of well-being at work is to keep employees healthy and able to work throughout their careers.
The various forms of employment are permanent employment, valid until further notice, part-time work, entrepreneurship, self-employment, temporary agency employment and fixed-term employment.
Co-operation negotiations are used to discuss reasons possibly leading to notice of termination, lay-offs or the reduction of contracts to part-time contracts, their impacts and alternatives.
An employment relationship may be terminated because of the expiry of its fixed term, dismissal, cancellation or, in special circumstances, because it is deemed cancelled. What is the difference between these?
By belonging to JHL, you’ll get security, support, advice and service in various working life situations. Being a member also gives you security in case of unemployment. Unemployment security is paid to guarantee the income of unemployed jobseekers.
Welcome to the union! The brochure below is aimed at different immigrant groups and available in Arabic, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Russian and Somali.