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Wages There is no universal wage amount for all employers in Finland. According to Finnish labour law all employers (also non-unionized ones) pay the salary agreed to in agreement with the employee. The agreement is made according to the collective agreements of each area of working life. Such professions as nurses or engineers obviously have different collective agreement. Thus, your salary is determined according to your skills, experience and the geographical situation of the workplace.

Read more: Ministry of Employment and the Economy www.tem.fi/en/work/labour_legislation

Rights and duties - employees and employers Employees’ duties and rights: As an employee in Finland you have a right to: - healthy and safe conditions at workplace - remuneration in accordance with the collective agreement - join a trade union - the legal protection in accordance with labour acts - social benefits and annual holidays in accordance with collective agreement Trade unions: The main aims of Finnish trade unions are safeguard and improvement of rights and benefits of its members. You can join the trade union in Finland when you are still a student. As a member of trade union you are paying yearly contribution. Do you know… The International Labour organization (ILO) has ranked Finnish unions as amongst the most effective in the world. Info: Expat Finland As an employee in Finland you have responsibility to: - perform your work duties carefully and in accordance with agreed standards - follow instructions given to you by your supervisor/boss - abide the work hours – be punctual - to keep the professional secrets of your employer confidential - refuse to take a part in disadvantageous activities against your employer - observe the benefit of the employer

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