Finland

Finland

Finland to expand parental leave entitlements

The newly appointed Finnish government has recently announced its plan to enhance family leave entitlements by: Expanding government-paid parental leave to each parent. Each parent would therefore have 6.6 months (approximately 164 working days – six working days per week). […]

Finland

Finland to implement new flexible working rules

The Finnish Parliament recently approved amendments to the Working Hours Act (the “Act”). The amendments will enter into force on 1 January 2020, and aim to improve employees’ work-life balance by facilitating flexible working arrangements for all employees.    Background […]

Finland income reporting requirement

Since 1 January 2019, employers have been required to report all salaries directly to the national Incomes Register (Tulorekisteri) through an online database maintained by the Finnish Tax Administration (incomesregister.fi e-service). Employers must report employees’ wages no later than five […]