Study and job alternation leave, other types of leave

Are studies or job alternation leave in your future? Special days off and discretionary leave.

Study leave

Study leave is time off granted to pursue studies. Study leave is generally granted for publicly controlled education.

Job alternation leave

Job alternation leave means a temporary period of time taken off work by a person who is in a permanent employment relationship and has built a certain work history.

Job alternation compensation

Other types of leave

Other types of leave include, for example, 50th and 60th birthdays, a wedding day, the funeral of a family member and being called up for military service under the Finnish Conscription Act. Time off can also be taken for doctors’ appointments.

Contact your shop steward if you are applying for discretionary leave.

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