Best-Practice: Finland - Work Schedules 

  • 12 May 2021
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Userlevel 2
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Dear Personio Community, 

When requesting one week of vacation (Monday - Friday), in Finland 6 days are deducted from the vacation balance, although employees only work from Monday until Friday. 

In order to be compliant with this regulation we suggest that you open Saturdays in your Work Schedule by entering 1 minute. Consequently, when requesting a week off, employees will have to request Monday until Saturday, so that 6 days as opposed to 5 are deducted from their vacation balance. Please also make sure to adjust the Validity Settings for your absence type Paid Vacation accordingly. 

We’d love to hear from you how you have set up your Finnish work schedules and are looking forward to your ideas and suggestions.


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Userlevel 3
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Hi @Katriina

In the other post, where I asked you about the Saturday Rule, I now know that you were talking about this :blush:

Have you tried this workaround that my colleague @Mara suggested a few weeks ago? Let me know if this works for you, I would love to hear your input! 


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Kindest regards, 
Maria Laura

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