Tekniikan akateemiset TEK

Työkavereiden porukka istuu toimistotilassa ja keskustelee kannettavan tietokoneen äärellä.
Work life

Are you a good co-worker?

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Information about collective agreement negotiations and strikes

Working life skills

Emotions & worklife – Courage to create your own path

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Legal

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

Salary

Unemployment insurance

Work life in Finland

Wellbeing

Membership benefits

Events and trainings

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. 

Student

Graduated

Job seeker

Unemployed

Entrepreneur

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

Latest news and blogs

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Society
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Net migration must be increased to avoid a shrinking working age population – businesses need skilled workers to grow

Etla Economic Research estimates that Finland needs up to 44,000 net immigrants to halt the decline in the workforce. Skilled workers are needed in Finnish growth companies, for example.
Kuvassa on TEKin toiminnanjohtaja Jari Jokinen.
Society
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An important spring!

Vote in the TEK General Council elections and the Finnish parliamentary elections.
Society
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The purchasing power of skilled workers must be improved

A skilled worker has earned the right to a salary that will get them through crises and help them plan for tomorrow.
Education
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New report on the differences in educational success between Finland and Estonia

Finland has lost its top position in education and competence. At the same time, our neighbouring country Estonia has swept past us and become a paragon for education. How did Estonia achieve first place in PISA and why has Finland fallen behind? Published on Friday, 2 December 2022, a report commissioned by several trade unions looks for answers to these important questions concerning knowledge and skills.
Työkavereiden porukka istuu toimistotilassa ja keskustelee kannettavan tietokoneen äärellä.
Work life
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Adoption of EP report on EWCs: good news for millions of workers in transnational companies

ETUFs now call on the EU Commission to act.
Tekkiläisiä
Work life
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YTN announces second strike in tech industry 15–17 February

This is a translation of YTN's press release on 31st January. In an attempt to speed up the stalled negotiations for collective agreements, our negotiation organization, the Federation of Professional and Managerial Staff YTN, has announced a second strike to take place 15–17 February in selected technology industry companies.
Alvar Aallon suunnittelema TKK:n päärakennus kylpee auringonvalossa.
Society
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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.
Organisation
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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.