Labour market of the future
The chemical industry is a sector of high expertise that employs almost 100,000* Finnish people. The labour market of the future needs skilled workers and encourages both working and commissioning work.
- A well functioning education system, skilled people
- An education system that is based on the needs of the labour market and has sufficient resources supports employment and reform
- Updating one’s own skills and getting recognition for skills acquired earlier should be made easier
- Work is always worthwhile
- Accepting and offering work should be made more attractive through the elimination of welfare traps and obstacles for employment
- Facilitating employment also through labour migration and integration of foreign students in Finland
- The labour market legislation allows for company-specific solutions
- Legislation supporting industrial peace
- Legislation supporting industrial peace to maintain a culture, where disagreements are primarily settled through negotiations
- The agreed industrial peace must be kept and disproportionate support measures avoided
*33,400 people employed directly. Nearly 100,000 people directly, indirectly and through the income created by the industry.