Employment relationship

Infringement of rights

You can seek the protection of violated employment rights in court, but only after you have unsuccessfully sought their realization from the employer

Child labour

Minors over the age of 15 who do not attend compulsory primary education may be employed only with the authorisation of a parent or guardian

Pregnant women and mothers in workplace

During pregnancy and the use of maternity, parental or adoption leave, the employer may not terminate your employment contract

Employment contract

Check what the employment contract must contain and what position you are in if you have not entered into a written contract with the employer

Transfer to another workplace

The employer cannot transfer you to another workplace without your consent, instead they must offer you an amendment to the employment contract that you do not have to accept

Employment for a definite and indefinite period of time

A fixed-term employment contract is concluded in exceptional cases, and the total duration of consecutive employment contracts may not exceed three years

Tax card

The tax card is issued free of charge at the request of the employee by the competent Tax Administration branch office. An employee who wants to use a personal deduction when determining the advance income tax from employment submits their tax card to the employer

e-Seafarer

The public service e-Seafarer enables all seafarers to have an overview of certificates issued by the Ministry of Sea, Transport and Infrastructure

Securing of employees' claims in case of bankruptcy of the employer

Employees of the employer against whom bankruptcy proceedings have been initiated may realize a part of unpaid claims under certain conditions

Complaint to Labour Inspectorate

You can submit your complaint by phone, fax, mail, in person, by e-mail or online