Services and benefits in a nutshell

Your membership fee covers the following services.

Personal advice on

  • terms of employment
  • salaries
  • career
  • how to write a good curriculum vitae/résumé/covering letter 


  • on working life issues
  • career development

- available mostly in Finnish

 Unemployment insurance


  • Liability insurance for accidents etc. at work and (legal cover)
  • Legal representation in case of a law suite concerning the terms of employment (only for law suites raised by the union)
  • Travelers' insurance (does not cover luggage)
  • The central labour market organizations have also agreed on the provision of group life insurance coverage for employees. For more information see the pages of EGLI


The puclications are available only in Finnish.

  • Loimu magazine, 6 issues per year
  • The Akava calender
  • The Guide to Acquisitions in the Laboratory Field, every other year

 Legal counselling in private matters

  • As a Loimu member you are entitled to legal counselling on your private matters by telephone offered by JB Eversheds Attorneys Ltd. Read more

Holiday cabins

  • SMKJ holiday cabins in Levi, Tahko Ruka, Ylläs and Meri-Teijo
  • Cottage in Nuuksio National Park







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