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  1. Finland - Labour contracts - Law, Act

    Act (1331/2014) amending the Employment Contracts Act (55/2001). (Laki (1331/2014) työsopimuslain muuttamisesta (55/2001).) - Act online in Finnish and Swedish

    Adoption: 2014-12-30 | Date of entry into force: 2015-01-01 | FIN-2014-L-101105

    Amends chapter 1 section 4 ss.4, chapter 2 section 2 (as partially amended by Act 23/2004) and chapter 12 section 2 ss.2 concerning probation period, equal treatment, non-discrimination and compensation for unjustified termination of employment.

  2. Finland - Labour contracts - Law, Act

    Act (1051/2013) amending the Employment Contracts Act (55/2001). (Laki (1051/2013) työsopimuslain 9 luvun 3 a ja 3 b §:n muuttamisesta (55/2001).) - Act online in Finnish and Swedish

    Adoption: 2013-12-20 | Date of entry into force: 2014-01-01 | FIN-2013-L-98034

    Amends chapter 9 section 3a (as amended by Act 456/2005) and 3b (as amended by Act 920/2012) concerning the employer's notification to the employment office and the employer's obligation to provide information about the employment plan.

  3. Finland - Labour contracts - Law, Act

    Act (398/2013) amending the Employment Contracts Act (55/2001). (Laki (398/2013) työsopimuslain 2 luvun 16 §:n muuttamisesta (55/2001).) - Act online in Finnish and Swedish

    Adoption: 2013-06-07 | Date of entry into force: 2013-07-01 | FIN-2013-L-97917

    Amends chapter 2 section 16 concerning the employer's obligations and payment of salaries.

  4. Finland - Labour contracts - Law, Act

    Act (873/2012) amending the Employment Contracts Act (55/2001). (Laki (873/2012) työsopimuslain 2 luvun 4 §:n muuttamisesta.) - Act online in Finnish and Swedish

    Adoption: 2012-12-21 | Date of entry into force: 2013-01-01 | FIN-2012-L-94817

    Amends chapter 2 section 4 ss.2 p.3 and ss.4 (as amended by Act 707/2008) concerning the obligations of employers and information on the principal terms of work.

  5. Finland - Labour contracts - Law, Act

    Act (451/2012) amending the Employment Contracts Act (55/2001). (Laki (451/2012) työsopimuslain (55/2001) muuttamisesta.) - Act online in Finnish and Swedish

    Adoption: 2012-07-20 | Date of entry into force: 2012-08-01 | FIN-2012-L-94609

    Introduces to the Act a new chapter 11a including 13 sections concerning employers joint responsibility when employing illegal residents in the country.

  6. Finland - Labour contracts - Law, Act

    Act (197/2011) amending the Employment Contracts Act (55/2001). (Laki (197/2011) työsopimuslain muuttamisesta.) - Act online in Finnish and Swedish

    Adoption: 2011-03-04 | Date of entry into force: 2011-04-01 | FIN-2011-L-91000

    Amends chapter 7 section 9 ss. 2 respecting absence from work to take care of a family member or other related person.

    Introduces a new section 7 to chapter 4 respecting dismissal of a worker who is pregnant or on family leave.

  7. Finland - Labour contracts - Law, Act

    Act (1224/2010) amending the Employment Contracts Act (55/2001). (Laki työsopimuslain 1 luvun 3 §:n muuttamisesta.) - Act online in Finnish and Swedish

    Adoption: 2010-12-21 | Date of entry into force: 2011-01-01 | FIN-2010-L-89213

    Amends chapter 1 section 3 respecting the format of an employment contract and the contract period.

  8. Finland - Labour contracts - Law, Act

    Act (534/2009) amending the Employment Contracts Act (55/2001). (Laki työsopimuslain 2 luvun 11 a §:n muuttamisesta.) - Acts online in Finnish and Swedish

    Adoption: 2009-06-26 | Date of entry into force: 2010-01-01 | FIN-2009-L-87579

    Amends chapter 2 11 (1) (as amended by Act 460/2006) respecting the obligations of employers and part-time sickness absence.

  9. Finland - Labour contracts - Law, Act

    Act (708/2008) amending Act (1233/2006) on the Contractor's Obligations and Liability when Work is Contracted Out. (Laki tilaajan selvitysvelvollisuudesta ja vastuusta ulkopuolista työvoimaa käytettäessä annetun lain 4 ja 6 §:n muuttamisesta.) - Act online in Finnish Act online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2008-11-14 | Date of entry into force: 2009-01-01 | FIN-2008-L-87291

    Introduces a new (3) (exceptions from the area of application) to section 4 and a new (2) (submission of information to staff representatives) to section 6.

  10. Finland - Labour contracts - Law, Act

    Act (168/2008) amending the Act (1233/2006) on the Contractor's Obligations and Liability when Work is Contracted Out. (Laki tilaajan selvitysvelvollisuudesta ja vastuusta ulkopuolista työvoimaa käytettäessä anne- tun lain 10 §:n muuttamisesta.) - Act online in Finnish Act online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2008-03-28 | Date of entry into force: 2008-04-01 | FIN-2008-L-86192

    Amends section 10 (3) concerning the imposition of a omission charge to the State. Provisions on enforcement of the charge are included in the Act (672/2002) on the Enforcement of fines.

  11. Finland - Labour contracts - Law, Act

    Act (1333/2007) amending the Employment Contracts Act (55/2001).

    Adoption: 2007-12-21 | Date of entry into force: 2008-01-01 | FIN-2007-L-79882

    Amends chapter 13, section 11 (as partially amended by the Act No. 304 of 2004) concerning penalties.

  12. Finland - Labour contracts - Law, Act

    Act (No. 533 of 2006) to amend ch. 4 of the Employment Contracts Act (No. 55 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2006-06-29 | Date of entry into force: 2006-08-01 | Date of partial entry into force: 2006-07-01 | FIN-2006-L-74189

    Amends, ch. 4, ss. 1, 3, 4(1) and 6(1); adds a new s. 3a; amendments concern parental leave.

  13. Finland - Labour contracts - Law, Act

    Act (No. 456 of 2005) to amend the Employment Contracts Act (No. 55 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2005-06-23 | Date of entry into force: 2005-07-01 | FIN-2005-L-71797

    Amends ch. 9, s. 3(1) (employer's duty to inform employee as early as possible about grounds for termination of employment); adds to ch. 7, a new s. 12 (employee's right to participate in development of occupation plan in case of termination of employment) and to ch. 9, new ss. 3a and 3b (duties of employer in connection with termination of employment).

  14. Finland - Labour contracts - Law, Act

    Act (No. 304) to amend ch. 13, s. 11 of the Labour Contract Act (No. 55 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2004-04-30 | Date of entry into force: 2004-05-01 | FIN-2004-L-67516

    Amends ch. 13, s. 11(2) respecting penal rules.

  15. Finland - Labour contracts - Law, Act

    Act (No. 743 of 2003) to amend section 9 of chapter 13 of the Labour Contract Act (No. 55 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2003-08-15 | Date of entry into force: 2004-01-01 | FIN-2003-L-65999

    Amends section 9 of chapter 13 (prescription for worker's wage claim).

  16. Finland - Labour contracts - Law, Act

    Act (No. 943 of 2002) to amend section 10 of Chapter 1 of the Labour Contract Act (No. 55 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2002-11-15 | Date of entry into force: 2002-12-01 | FIN-2002-L-63699

    Amends s. 10 (joint responsibility of former and of new employers' obligations towards workers in case of enterprise takeover) of ch. 1.

  17. Finland - Labour contracts - Law, Act

    Employment Contracts Act (55/2001) (Työsopimuslaki) - Unofficial English translation (as amended) Acts on-line in Finnish and Swedish

    Adoption: 2001-01-01 | Date of entry into force: 2001-06-01 | FIN-2001-L-58905

    Contains 14 chapters governing work relations under labour contracts, covering, inter alia, general provisions (scope of application, form of labour contract, contract period, and labour contract for minor workers), employers' obligations (general obligation to promote good work relations, discrimination prohibition, work protection, duty to inform workers about main work conditions, obligation to offer work to part-time employees, obligation to abide by general collective agreement, minimum wages in the absence of collective agreement, wages during sickness period, and wage payment rules), employers' duties (general obligations, work protection, and conditions in case of activities by competitors), family leave (maternal and paternal leave, work during maternity benefit period, and sickness benefit period), dismissals (grounds, information and notification to workers), general conditions governing the repeal of labour contracts (period for dismissal notice, work certificates), grounds for dismissal (workers' personality, economic reasons, obligation to offer job and to arrange for training, bankruptcy and employer's death), grounds for immediate cancellation of labour contracts, procedure in case of labour contract cancellation (reference to ground for dismissal, hearings of worker and employer, employers' information duty), invalidity of labour contract and excessive conditions, labour contracts of international character (law applicable to the labour contract and applicability of the Expatriate Workers' Act No. 1146 of 1999), liability to pay damages (general liability, liability due to unjustified cancellation of labour contracts, compensation and unemployment benefit), and miscellaneous provisions (freedom of association, right to meeting locals outside working time, workers' representatives, accommodation advantages, non-derogatory nature of workers' rights and advantages as provided for under this Act, penal sanctions). Repeals the Employment Contracts Act (No. 320 of 1970). Unofficial translation (Ministry of Labour, 2004) available online in English.

  18. Finland - Labour contracts - Law, Act

    Ordinance to amend the Ordinance (of 7 November 1969) respecting the application of the Act (No. 671 of 1969) to provide for pensions for workers employed under short-term contacts. No. 791.

    Adoption: 1987-10-16 | FIN-1987-L-4788

    Amends ss. 3(1 and 3) and 5, and inserts a new s. 3(4) (respecting pension bearing income).

  19. Finland - Labour contracts - Law, Act

    An Act to amend s. 5 of the Act (No. 134 of 1962) to provide for pensions for workers employed under short-term contracts.

    Adoption: 1982-12-17 | FIN-1982-L-10734

  20. Finland - Labour contracts - Law, Act

    An Act to amend the Act (No. 134 of 1962) to provide for pensions for workers employed under short-term contracts.

    Adoption: 1982-12-14 | FIN-1982-L-10732

    Inserts a new s. 10a.

  21. Finland - Labour contracts - Law, Act

    An Act to amend ss. 1 and 4 of the Act (No. 134 of 1962) to provide for pensions for workers employed under short-term contracts.

    Adoption: 1981-06-26 | FIN-1981-L-11210

  22. Finland - Labour contracts - Law, Act

    An Act to amend the Act (No. 134 of 1962) to provide for pensions for workers employed under short-term contracts.

    Adoption: 1981-04-10 | FIN-1981-L-11204

    Amends ss.5,7 and 11.

  23. Finland - Labour contracts - Law, Act

    An Act to amend s.7 if the Act (No. 134 of 1962) to provide for pensions for workers employed under short-term contracts.

    Adoption: 1979-02-09 | FIN-1979-L-12466

  24. Finland - Labour contracts - Law, Act

    An Act to amend s. 5 of the Act (No. 134 of 1962) respecting pensions for workers employed under short-term contracts.

    Adoption: 1978-07-28 | FIN-1978-L-12859

  25. Finland - Labour contracts - Law, Act

    An Act to amend s. 7 of the Act (No. 134 of 1962) respecting pensions for workers employed under short term contracts.

    Adoption: 1978-04-14 | FIN-1978-L-12838

  26. Finland - Labour contracts - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance to amend the Ordinance (No. 184 of 1962) respecting pensions for workers employed under short-term contracts.

    Adoption: 1978-04-14 | FIN-1978-R-12840

    Repeals s. 16, amends s.6 and inserts a new s. 20a.


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