According to trade union SAK, nearly 12,000 Finnish employees were laid off last year. The amount decreased 5% compared to previous year, but still layoffs are on a high level. Microsoft laid off the biggest number of employees, closing the Salo unit and sacking 2,300 employees. It was followed by Tieto, from which 435 people had to leave. Layoffs in the ICT sector and industry grew to 3,700-3,800 last year. Codetermination negotiations concerned a total of 114,000 employees in Finland in 2015.
Main source: SAK