The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment is responsible for the planning and implementation of labour policy and for labour legislation. The ministry is also responsible for developing working life, for promoting employment, for public employment and business service and for immigrant integration. Growth is based on a strong combination of labour policy and industrial policy.
Labour legislation »
Labour legislation is drafted on a tripartite basis, in collaboration with the organisations representing the interests of employers and employees.
Working life development »
Developing working life means inputs into activities, products and services.
Integration of immigrants »
Integration is a continuous two-way process in which society is changing as the population is becoming more diverse and immigrants acquire knowledge and skills that they need in society and working life
Employment has a central role in economic growth, people’s well-being and the sustainability of the public economy.
Support and compensations »
The Employment and Economic Development Office can grant various subsidies for promoting employment and starting a business.
Employment bulletin and employment service statistics »
The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment compiles statistics on the clients of the Employment and economic development offices.