“We offer you personal legal consultation related to, for example, employment contracts."

Kari Eskola, Labour Market Lawyer

Legal consultation

Because we are a union, the most important member benefit we offer is lobbying.


Our services include:

  • Akava-related labour market lobbying
  • career services and legal counselling
  • salary counselling
  • professional lobbying
  • social lobbying

If you require assistance concerning your employment, please contact our legal advisers. Describe your question in the form. To expedite the service, we request you fill in your member number and contact information. Our legal adviser will contact you personally.

Legal consultation for the municipal, State and university sector 0800 135 380
Legal consultation for the private and organisation sector 0800 135 350

Telephone service: Mon-Fri 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

Calls to 0800 numbers are free of charge.


This website stores cookies on your computer. These cookies are used to improve our website and provide more personalised services to you.


To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most big websites do this too.

1. What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

2. How do we use cookies?

A number of our pages use cookies to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences.)

Also, some videos embedded in our pages use a cookie to anonymously gather statistics on how you got there and what videos you visited.

Enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for the website to work but it will provide you with a better browsing experience. You can delete or block these cookies, but if you do that some features of this site may not work as intended.

The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally and the pattern data is fully under our control. These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here.

3. How to control cookies

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.