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What is TEK?

TEK is a trade union for academic engineers and architects in Finland.

In Finland, trade unions work closely with the employers’ organisations to ensure that the Finnish market is open, fair and competitive. On a personal level, this means that we negotiate the framework for employment conditions and salaries on your behalf, to make sure you have the optimal working conditions needed to succeed.

We are a professional organisation that supports you in your career. By becoming a member, you will have access to our experts, who can advise you on any issues regarding your work life in Finland. Through our services, we will help you make informed choices in all aspects of your career, from how to get your foot in the market to navigating Finnish work life.

Get to know our services in more detail below.

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Services and benefits

As a TEK member you have access to the best tools for building your career, as well as valuable benefits!

Employment and law

Job search and career

Salary

Unemployment insurance

Work life in Finland

Wellbeing

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Research

Get to know all services and benefits

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How can we best serve you?

We offer a wide range of membership services to support you at different stages in your career. 

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Unemployed

Entrepreneur

If you're not yet a TEK member, join now!

Latest news and blogs

Kuva lomailijasta
Legal
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The summer holiday season is here – what are some things that you should know about the annual holiday?

It is worth keeping in mind that employers are under no obligation to allow employees to take their holiday in several short periods.
uloskäynti
Organisation
| News article

KOKO fund gives you security in case of unemployment

The majority of TEK’s full members who are salaried employees belong to KOKO, the unemployment fund for highly educated.
Joukko ihmisiä istumassa sohvilla
Organisation
| News article

Member survey reveals five TEK member types

The majority of the members of Academic Engineers and Architects in Finland TEK are world savers.
Results to the question "I fear I will face discrimination in my future career (LGBTQI+ students)"
Students
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Nearly half of LGBTQI+ students fear discrimination in their career

Technology students who belong to sexual and/or gender minorities see more risks in their future than students who do not belong to these minorities.
Goforelaisia Tampereen toimistolla.
Work life
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Both sides happy with Gofore’s DIY collective agreement

Tampere-based Gofore negotiated a collective agreement that both the employer and the employee side are very happy with. “The negotiations were actually quite painless.”
Biokaasun tankkaaminen autoon
Organisation
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Press release: It’s now more than time to reinforce the energy security and carbon neutrality with an approved delegated act of European taxonomy

The inclusion of nuclear and gas in the European taxonomy is of primary importance for the climate challenge, for diversifying energetic supplies and increasing European energetic independence, for social justice, for economic sustainability and for the future of their jobs in an essential industrial and service sector.
Jyväskylän teekkarikaste 2022
Students
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New engineering student traditions were created in Jyväskylä and Turku

At the first dipping (teekkarikaste) of engineering students at the University of Jyväskylä, a row of freshmen waded in the waters of Lake Jyväsjärvi up to their chests. In Turku, the new tradition is river-dipping.
TuKoKe-kilpailun pääsarjan voittajat 2022
Students
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TuKoKe winners investigated cancer treatment and digital pricing

The level of participants in this year's TuKoKe science competition was high. Children and young people met at the final event of the competition in Espoo in early April.
opiskelijoita kahvilassa
Society
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TEK is a partner of Helsinki Pride 2022

The Helsinki Pride Week celebrating equality and the rainbow community is held 27.6.-3.7.2022. This is TEK’s third prideful Pride, because TEK wants to be a part of building a better working life for everyone.