What is Working Life 2020?

What: Working Life 2020 is a Finnish programme, which strives for making Finnish working life the best in Europe by 2020. Working Life 2020 has been created and launched based on the Finnish Government Programme.

How: The aim of the strategy is to increase the employment rate and improve the quality of working life, well-being at work and work productivity. Well-functioning and profitable workplaces that generate new employment are a prerequisite for ensuring Finland's competitiveness and a good working life.

Coordination and network: The programme is coordinated by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment in Finland, in cooperation with a large network. The network comprises various employees' and employers' organisations, regional centres and more than 70 Finnish organisations.

History: Working Life 2020 programme is based on the National Working Life Development Strategy, which was presented in Finland in 2012.