Finland -Pay gap between permanent and temporary workers -November 23, 2012

In 2011, nearly 16 per cent of all wage and salary earners had a temporary job. Almost two thirds of fixed-term employees would like to have a permanent job but have not been able to find one. In 2011, private sector permanent employees earned €19.11 per hour on average, whereas fixed-term employees were paid an average of €15.69 per hour. The gap stood at 18%. For central government the gap was 9% and for local government 8%.



For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit You may find further information on the ETUI at, and on the AIAS at

News Archive