This Thursday, 40 days from Easter, is Ascension Day in Finland. In this blog, we explain what Ascension Day is. But more importantly, we talk about religious holidays and their relationship to Finnish labor politics.
In this current health crisis that is leaving millions of people laid off or terminated globally, there has been an increase in interest in trade union membership. The same trend is also visible in Finland. In our blog this week, we talk about labor unions in Finland, their membership, and particularly about unemployment funds associated with them.
Due to the Corona virus, companies are preparing for layoffs in Finland. In our blog post this week, we explain what the law says about the process.
March 19 in Minna Canth’s Day in Finland. On this day, we celebrate Minna Canth and gender equality. Today in our blog we take a brief look at how the current Coronavirus measures can effect the different genders due to the heavy gender segregation of the Finnish labor market.