Periods of notice

Periods of notice

Unless otherwise agreed, the periods of notice laid down in the Finnish Employment Contracts Act apply.

Periods of notice according to the Employment Contracts Act

When the contract is terminated by the employer:

Length of employment Period of notice
Up to 1 year 14 days
1 to 4 years 1 month
4 to 8 years 2 months
8 to 12 years 4 months
12+ years 6 months

 

When the contract is terminated by the employee:

Length of employment Period of notice
Up to 5 years 14 days
5+ years 1 month