The Federation of Finnish Technology Industries represents employers and negotiates and signs collective agreements for the electronics- and electrotechnical industry, mechanical engineering industry, metals industry and information technology.
According to the Collective Agreement Act, the terms and conditions included in the collective agreement are binding on our member companies. Due to the large coverage of the agreements and the generally binding rule in the Employment Contracts Act, they also bind non-affiliated employers in the above mentioned industries.
Our collective agreements include deviations from Finnish employment legislation and include several options to deviate from the rules on collective agreement through company or workplace specific agreements.
Because of the labour peace obligation, industrial action against the terms and conditions laid down in collective agreements is forbidden during the collective agreement period.