Survey exposes tougher working conditions in municipal sector

Finland

A survey of working conditions in Finland by the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions reveals that conditions are toughest in the local government sector. It showed the highest level of workers regarding their job as mentally (71%) or physically demanding (47%) compared to the overall figures of 58% and 38%. Municipal workers were also the most likely to have been subject to violence or the threat of violence over the previous 12 months (23% several times and 11% at least once) compared to the overall figures of 10% and 8%.
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