Working life

Through the working life employees can encounter various issues that need to be resolved with his employer or trade union. This section contains useful information on work related rights and duties of the employee.

Most of the rules and regulations apply to the whole labour market, that is wages, holiday allowances and leave, rights to sick leave, parental (maternity/paternity) leave, work and rest time, health, and safety issues, privacy, rights of shift workers and union representatives.

The basic principles of rights and obligations of employees and employers are mostly stated by law, the labour law, for the public and private sector as well as being bound by collective wage agreements.

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