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Fixed-term job

A job vacancy is classified as fixed-term when an ordinary employment contract or a public sector employment contract has a predetermined termination date. An ordinary employment contract or a public sector employment contract valid until further notice is not regarded as fixed-term even if involving a trial period.



Statistics using the definition

Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

Related concepts

Employees with an employment contract for a fixed term or for carrying out certain tasks are considered as being in temporary employment.



Statistics using the definition

Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

Related concepts


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