Finland - Foreign workers used for unpaid work - August 31, 2019

The SAK employee rights advisory service for immigrants and Victim Support Finland have reminded employers that unpaid internships are only rarely acceptable. Foreign employees have contacted the employee rights advisory service for immigrants with concerns about unpaid trainee positions lasting for between two weeks and several months, during which the employer wished to evaluate whether to make an employment contract with the employee.

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