The Summer Job Helpline offers advice on matters related to summer employment. You can request information by calling 0800 179 279 from 09.00 to 15.00 on Monday to Friday. Calls to this number are toll-free, and questions may also be sent to WhatsUpp number 040 747 1571 and by using a webform.

You can find further advice and guidance in the Summer job checklist and the Frequently asked questions. When problems arise you may also talk to more senior colleagues and workmates, your local shop steward or employee representative, or the trade union for the industry concerned.

The Summer Job Helpline is provided by the national labour confederations of Finland: SAK, Akava and STTK. The helpline will stay open until 31 August.

Please note that the Summer Job Helpline does not provide help with seeking a summer job.

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    Employment issues are something that you should sort out immediately when you get a new job. The following list sets out some basic points to take care of.

    Frequently asked questions


    Below you will find the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.


    Things to take care of
    when starting a new job

    • Employment contract
    • Tax withholding
    • Certificate of employment
    • Union membership