|Original name:||Merityösopimuslaki (756/2011).|
|Name:||Act (756/2011) on Maritime Labour Agreements.|
|Subject(s):||Seafarers - Conditions of work: articles of agreement, wages, hours of work and paid leave|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Bibliography:||Act online in Finnish and Swedish Ministry of Employment and the Economy, FINLEX, www.finlex.fi, Finland, 30 pp. PDF in Finnish (consulted on 2013-10-31)
Unofficial English translation, consolidated text Ministry of Employment and the Economy, FINLEX, www.finlex.fi, Finland, 40 pp. PDF of Act as amended to Act 921/2012 (consulted on 2013-10-31)
|Abstract/Citation:||Contains 14 chapters respecting, inter alia:
Chapter 1: General provisions.
Chapter 2: The employer's obligations.
Chapter 3: Free home travel.
Chapter 4: Employee's obligations.
Chapter 5: Family leave.
Chapter 6: Temporary lay-off
Chapter 7: General provisions relating to termination of employment agreements.
Chapter 8: Grounds for termination of employment agreements.
Chapter 9: Termination of employment agreements.
Chapter 10: Measures for termination of employment agreements.
Chapter 11: Ships commissions.
Chapter 12: Liability for damages.
Chapter 13: Special provisions.
Chapter 14: Entry into force.
Repeals the Seafarer's Act (423/1978).