Hiring employees in Finland

Resource Type: Country Guides

Download our guide to employing staff in Finland

Our team of international HR, payroll, compensation & benefits experts have compiled everything you need to know when employing in Finland so that you can meet your global expansion objectives.

For example, an employee’s classification will have several implications for both the employer and the employee in relation to Finnish employment and social security legislation.

This guidance will enable you to navigate the nuances of Finnish employment legislation, adhering to the strict regulations.

The full contents of the detailed guide to employing staff in Finland are as follows:

  • Employment of foreigners
  • Employment contracts
  • Probation
  • Remuneration
  • Working hours and time off
  • Leave
  • Medical examinations
  • Social security coverage
  • Workers’ compensation insurance
  • Supplemental benefits
  • Termination of employment
  • Discrimination
  • Industrial relations
  • Data protection

This country guide is intended to be a summary of the major areas of employment law & HR practice and does not constitute legal or HR advice. The guidance was correct at the time of publishing and professional advice should always be sought as specific needs arise.

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