Workers' Compensation Act enters into force on 1 January 2016
Finland’s current Employment Accidents Insurance Act entered into force in 1949. The new Workers' Compensation Act will enter into force on 1 January 2016.
The new Act was prepared with the aim of taking into consideration the changes in working life over the decades.
Federation of Accident Insurance Institutions (TVL) will have Finland’s new Act on occupational accidents and occupational diseases translated into English. The translation will be published on these website early in 2016.
Name of the Federation of Accident Insurance Institutions (TVL) will also change to Finnish Workers' Compensation Center (TVK).
TVL's/TVK's webpages will be also modified and translated in English during the spring 2016.