This is SAK

Equal opportunities, rights and duties for all employees


At Work in Finland



What we do?

The Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions – SAK is a national confederation of its affiliated trade unions that serves as a stakeholder and lobbying organisation, a movement for social reform, and part of the international trade union movement.


About SAK


SAK is a labour market organisation, social interest group, campaigning force and NGO. It represents the interests of one million members in 20 affiliated trade unions.

About SAK

Trade unions


Trade union membership gives you a voice in determining your job security, earnings, working conditions and safety. It also offers various other benefits. You are welcome to become one of more than two million members in the Finnish trade union movement!

Trade unions

Achievements of the Finnish trade union movement

SAK is the oldest employee confederation in Finland. Founded in 1907, it has looked after the interests of employees for over a century. Read more about the history of SAK and the Finnish trade union movement.