- The information package in Finnish:
Tietoa koronavirusepidemian vaikutuksista työhön
- The information package in Swedish:
Information om hur coronavirusepidemin påverkar arbetslivet
- Information in Russian:
Временные изменения в процедуре отправления работника в вынужденный отпуск без сохранения заработной платы и социальной защите в период безработицы в связи с эпидемией коронавируса в Финляндии
- Information in Somali:
Nidaamka ka fadhiisinta shaqada ee muddada cayiman ee Finland isbaddalo ayaa ku yimidday ay sabab u tahay ebidemiyada korona feyruska ee socda
- Information in Arabic:
تعديلات مؤقتة على إجراءات التسريح المؤقت بإجازة إجبارية والضمان ضد البطالة عن العمل في فنلندا بسبب وباء فيروس كورونا
Avoiding coronavirus infection and falling ill
How can I avoid the risk of coronavirus infection? What should I do if I suspect that I have been infected?
The following link explains some ways of minimising your own risk of infection and tells you what to do if you suspect you have been infected with coronavirus and where you can get income support for the duration of illness. The page also includes links to official information.
Rights and duties of employees
Can an employer cancel a promised summer job because of the coronavirus epidemic? Where can I turn to for income support during the changes at work caused by the coronavirus emergency?
The following link provides information on how the coronavirus epidemic affects things like the right to work, annual leave and business-related travel. It also includes links to guidelines issued by trade unions and public authorities.
Temporary changes in regulations governing layoff (furlough) and other terms and conditions of employment
How have the layoff rules changed, and for how long? Who is affected?
The following link provides information on temporary exceptions to the rules governing layoff procedures, the trial period and the employer’s duty to re-engage a dismissed employee. Most of these exceptions will remain in force until the end of June 2020.
Temporary changes in unemployment benefit and services for the unemployed
Will a layoff period shorten the maximum duration of unemployment benefit? How do I claim unemployment benefit during the coronavirus epidemic?
The following link provides information on how to claim unemployment benefit, and on temporary exceptions to the associated waiting period, maximum duration and employment condition. It also explains how unemployment benefit will temporarily protect the livelihoods of self-employed and freelance workers.