This collective agreement will help support progress towards modular education that will help further develop STIs in order to compete with international institutions. Modular education will not only benefit students and academics, but will also allow people who are already working in the industry to continue their education and obtain higher qualifications at their own pace. Section 8. Dispute Resolution. The parties use conciliation procedures to settle disputes arising from collective bargaining. Section 14. Application of the collective agreement. A collective agreement is concluded for a period of at least one year and a maximum of three years. With the exception of the legal provisions on financing, organizations or bodies set up or financed by employers, as well as executive bodies, management or political parties, are prohibited from negotiating the conclusion of collective agreements or agreements on behalf of workers. There are provisions that are stipulated in collective agreements that are not governed by legislation. These issues are, for example, travel expenses, vacation pay, additional days of leave (called “pekkasvapaat”) or sickness or maternity benefits. When you start your new job, always check which collective agreement follows your job. Information on the benefits and rights guaranteed by the collective agreement is often valuable.
Section 17. Monitoring of the application of the collective agreement. Monitoring of the application of a collective agreement is carried out directly by the parties or their duly authorized representatives, as well as by the competent authorities of the Ministry of Labour and Employment and the Russian Federation. Section 5. Prohibition of acts which impede the conclusion, revision or application of collective agreements or agreements. The organs of the board of directors and management, political parties and any employers` organisation shall be prohibited from intervening in any way in order to restrict the legal rights of workers or their representatives or to impede the exercise of those rights when concluding, reviewing and applying collective agreements and agreements. . .