Finland - Proposal that would put workers under 30 on temporary contracts withdrawn - August 31, 2018

The Central Organisation of Trade Unions SAK is very pleased with the governments’ decision to withdraw a planned proposal for amending the Employment Contracts Act by allowing an employer to make, without restrictions, fixed-term employment contracts with anyone under 30 years of age who has been an unemployed job seeker for at least three months. The existing legislation demands a justifiable reason for a fixed-term employment contract. The union insisted that government would withdraw the proposal and other plans to weaken employment security. SAK made clear that otherwise it would go ahead with actions.

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