Central Organisations of Labour Markets and Unemployment Funds
Central organisations of wage earners or employees
- The Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions SAK
- The Confederation of Unions for Professional and Managerial Staff in Finland Akava
- The Finnish Confederation of Professionals STTK
Information on issues such as belonging to a union and the terms and conditions of employment.
Some of the largest unemployment funds
- Yleinen työttömyyskassa
The fund is an independent fund, that is, a member does not have to belong to any trade union.
- The Unemployment fund for highly educated KOKO
The members of the fund must have a degree from a higher education institution.
- The Public and Welfare Sectors’ Unemployment Fund
Members of the unemployment fund must also be members of The Trade Union for the Public and Welfare Sectors JHL.
Employers have their own central organisations and member unions, such as
- The Confederation of Finnish Industries EK
the central organisation of the private sector
- The Federation of Finnish Enterprises
the central organisation of small and medium enterprises involved in company, industrial and employee politics
- The Local Authority Employers KT
the central organisation of municipalities and municipal federations
- The Office for the Government as Employer – VTML
concludes collective agreements for employees and civil servants employed by the state
- The Labour Market Organisation of the Church KiT
the central organisation of the Evangelic Lutheran church, congregations and congregational federations