Pay, conditions & help
Our ‘Pay, conditions & help’ section provides professionals working in education, training and research with information about their sector’s employment terms and conditions, as well as solutions for problem situations.
You should know these things when you accept a new job.
Working hours in different positions in the teaching field.
Grounds for determining basic salary and additional payments and bonuses.
There are many collective agreements in the education sector. Do you know which one applies to you?
Summer breaks and annual holidays, holiday pay and allowances
Pregnancy and parental leaves, childcare leave and other leaves due to family reasons.
Special days off and discretionary leave
Absences due to illness
Absences due to illness, doctor’s appointments, workplace accidents and falling ill while on holiday
A heavy workload and encountering inappropriate treatment.
Assessment of risks and dangers, orientation, indoor air, sound ergonomics.
Occupational safety and cooperation
The employer’s obligation is to ensure equality, well-being and a safe work environment for its employees. Occupational safety and health is, however, a team effort.
A good work community promotes equality and non-discrimination.
Temporary employment relationships
Temporary employment relationships are exceptions.
Termination of employment relationship on personal grounds
Warnings, hearings, disputing the termination of employment and suspension
The co-operation procedure is a negotiation between the employer and the employees that aims to develop the operations of the workplace and employees’ opportunities to influence their work.
On what grounds can employment be terminated?
Lay-offs, co-operation procedures and the end of a trial period.
Retirement in the education and research sector
Tips and support for job seeking and career planning, and guidance in case of unemployment.