From working life to family leave and back

‘From working life to family leave and back – Family leave guide for employers’ contains information that you can use as an employer to facilitate the reconciliation of work and family in your work community and to promote the well-being of the entire work community.

The guide summarizes the key issues regarding family leave, the law regarding which was renewed on August 1, 2022. It tells you what you should consider before the employee's family leave, during it, and when the employee returns to work from the leave. In the guide, you will also find example stories from companies and employers, from which you can get practical information about implementing family leave transitions.

The guide has been provided by the Uusimaa ELY Centre’s 'From family leave to work' project.