Finland - Union protests extending overtime hours - May 31, 2018

 The Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions (SAK) is critical about government plans to increase flexibility that will lead to more overtime. The SAK fears that extending overtime hours could result in fewer new hires. If approved, the proposed law would increase the allowed overtime from 2250 hours to slightly above 2300 hours per year. Under the new rules, in a four-week period, the number of working hours could not exceed an average of 48 hours per week.

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