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Name: Act (No. 1663 of 1995) on the job alternation leave experiment, as last amended by Act No. 77 of 2001.
Country: Finland
Subject(s): Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services; Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1995-12-22
Entry into force:
Published on: Finlands Författningssamling (BIBL), 1995-12-29, No. 1663, pp. 3763-3766
ISN: FIN-1995-L-43695
Bibliography: Finlands Författningssamling (BIBL), 1995-12-29, No. 1663, pp. 3763-3766
http://www.finlex.fi/english/laws/index.php http://www.finlex.fi/english/laws/index.php Finlex, Translations of Acts and Decrees, Ministry of Justice, Finland, 6 p. (consulted on 2002)
Abstract/Citation: Alternating leave is a leave period granted to an employee for a fixed period of time (minimum 90 and maximum 359 days), during which the employer undertakes to hire an unemployed person registered with an employment agency. The employee on leave is entitled to alternating leave benefits amounting to 70 percent of the unemployment benefit to which he/she would be entitled if unemployed. Regulates the conditions for obtaining leave, the calculation of benefits, reinstatement of the employee and related matters. Unofficial translation (Ministry of Labour, 2002) available online in English.
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