Know your rights


In a series of articles in the magazine Acatiimi, Mia Weckman from the Finnish Union of University Researchers and Teachers (FUURT) was introducing the Finnish legal system and legislation concerning the work place. This series was specifically aimed at foreign new employees and written in English and is therefore one of the few sources of information if you don't know the Finnish language. However, let's keep in mind that paper and displays don't blush. Many of the rules were developed and are well suited for work traditional work places but less so for academic research, which flourishes best when driven by enthusiasm and devotion and not by duty. Nevertheless, since we are far from that ideal, you should know your rights. Here are the topics and the links: