Government grants EUR 4.2 million to help companies manage the sudden structural change in Kemi-Tornio
New company to be established to employ people with partial work capacity – Legislative proposal sent out for comments
Entry into force of the Act on guarantee of origin to be delayed – Parliamentary proceedings to continue in the autumn
Amended Aliens Act to prevent exploitation of foreign labour and to improve the status of victims
Government employment measures and their impacts
During its current term, the Government will take employment measures that bolster the economy, aimed at achieving an employment-generating impact amounting to 80,000 new jobs.
The objective of the Government’s joint Talent Boost programme is to make Finland more attractive to international talents and to channel the expertise of international talents already in Finland to support growth, internationalisation and innovation in Finnish companies.
Government report on the future of the retail sector
The future report addresses the ongoing transformation of the retail sector in Finland, and the structural revolution in retail worldwide. The coronavirus pandemic also has a dramatic impact on retail.
The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment creates the conditions for economically, socially and ecologically sustainable growth. It comes from skilled people in high-quality jobs, productivity growth and increasing employment.
Government agencies, companies and funds of MEAE Group
The MEAE Group comprises seven government agencies, 15 Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment, 15 Employment and Economic Development Offices, five companies plus three funds.