OECD to launch review of re-employment policies in Finland – Thursday 24 November, Helsinki


22/11/2016 - The OECD will launch a report on what Finland should do to help laid-off workers find a new job more quickly at 11:45 a.m. CET on Thursday 24 November. “Back to Work: Finland” assesses the labour market situation for laid-off workers, analyses existing policies and presents recommendations for helping workers get back into good jobs.


Christopher Prinz, OECD employment expert, and Kimmo Ruth, Deputy Director for Employment and Entrepreneurship Department in the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, will present the report’s findings at a news conference at 11:45 a.m. local time on Thursday 24 November in the auditorium of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, Eteläesplanadi 4, Helsinki.


Journalists can register their attendance by sending an email to


For a copy of the report under embargo, journalists should send an email to Copies of Back to Work: Finland will be sent upon request on Wednesday 23 November.


The report will be sent by e-mail on request only. In asking to receive the Surveys under embargo, journalists undertake to respect the OECD’s embargo procedures.


Working with over 100 countries, the OECD  is a global policy forum that promotes policies to improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world.


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