The minimum terms and conditions of your employment are determined by the Collective Agreement concluded by AKT. At the workplace, your interests are represented and promoted by your union branch, shop stewards and health and safety delegates. The network of union branches and local union representatives constitutes the very foundation of interest representation. The Union personnel working at the regional offices and at the central office support local union representatives and assist both representatives and individual members in matters related to employment. More information >>
Union members are entitled to free-of-charge legal aid to settle labour law disputes. More information (in Finnish) >>
As a member of the Union, you are entitled to the varied training organized and supported by the Union. You can either take courses organized by the Union itself or courses offered by Kiljavan opisto As a union member you have the right to apply for a training scholarship. More information (in Finnish) >>
The Union Holiday Resorts are available for members at affordable prices. More information (in Finnish) >>
AKT Magazine is published 11 times a year. The magazine is an important connecting link between the membership and the Union. The circulation of the Magazine is 47 000 copies and it is delivered to all members.
You will receive a Union Calendar every year.
Discount for subscription of labour newspapers is also a member benefit.
Membership Card Discounts
Union Membership Card can be used as a discount card at various places, e.g. at Teboil service stations for fuel and at Turva Insurance Company for insurances.
An AKT member is also a member in the Transport Workers’ Unemployment Fund. The Fund will secure your benefits in case of unemployment.