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Employment contract

Everyone is entitled to a written employment contract, irrespective of the length of employment or the percentage of a full-time position. The employment contract describes employees and employers’ rights and duties, and it shall always contain information about: who has entered into the contract, the workplace, a description of the work or position, the date on which the employment commences, the expected duration of the employment if it is temporary, the right to holidays and holiday pay, the probationary period if this has been agreed, period of notice, pay, length and specification of working hours, breaks and any collective agreements regulating the employment relationship.

The employer shall prepare a draft employment contract as soon as possible and no later than one month after the start of the employment relationship.

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