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Legislative reforms this autumn – variable working hours and family leaves

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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 fair working conditions.

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


Unemployment insurance

Work life in Finland


Membership benefits

Events and trainings


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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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Latest news and blogs

Alvar Aallon suunnittelema TKK:n päärakennus kylpee auringonvalossa.
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Smacked on the head by Alvar Aalto

The new main building of the Helsinki University of Technology stirred up heated feelings in Otaniemi almost seventy years ago.
EU:n liput liehuvat, taustalla virastotaloja.
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TEK promotes its members’ interests also at the EU level

EU Directives are among the things that affect the terms of employment of TEK members.
Työkavereiden porukka istuu toimistotilassa ja keskustelee kannettavan tietokoneen äärellä.
Work life
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Are you a good co-worker?

Anyone can be a good co-worker, but not everyone is. Taitava Liideri coaches Marianne Hemminki and Terhi Vesterinen talk about how you can work on your co-working skills.
Nuoria istumassa aurinkopaneelien edessä.
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TEK participates in a campaign driving a just green transition

More than 60 organizations are running a campaign calling on the upcoming government to commit to a just green transition.
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TEK and Business School Graduates: RDI tax incentive crucial for economic growth has been approved

The newly approved RDI tax incentive for companies supports the increase of private funding.
Kynttilägraafeja kuvassa.
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Akava’s Chief Economist: Consumers’ outlook for the future may be too bleak

Akava’s Chief Economist Pasi Sorjonen estimates that Finland's economic growth will stall this year. TEK’s CEO Jari Jokinen still encourages investments in sustainable growth.
Lapsi ja aikuinen katsovat kännykkää.
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Legislative reforms this autumn – variable working hours and family leaves

The provisions concerning variable workings hours in the Employment Contracts Acts were amended, and the family leave reform entered into force on 1 August 2022.
Daniel Valtakari katsoo kameraan.
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General Council election 2023 – 10 questions about the election

Election Committee's Secretary Daniel Valtakari explains what the General Council election of the Academic Engineers and Architects in Finland TEK is all about.
Kyniä pöydällä
Work life
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European Parliament: Gender pay gap: deal reached on binding pay-transparency measures

EU companies will be required to disclose information on salaries to expose existing gender pay gaps, the European Parliament states in their press release.