Claims paid as pay security

All claims arising from an employment relationship that the employer would otherwise be obligated to pay to its employees may be paid as pay security.

The following claims may be paid as pay security:

  • actual pay (monthly pay, hourly pay, contract pay or commissions)
  • holiday pay and compensation
  • end-of-holiday pay
  • compensation for shortened working time (days off in lieu of shorter working hours)
  • pay during the period of notice
  • waiting period pay
  • tool and travel expenses
  • daily allowance
  • compensation for damage based on an employment relationship
  • working time bank claim.

This list is not exhaustive. Where claims other than those mentioned above are concerned, the preconditions for the payment shall be decided on a case by case basis.

Pay security - customer service

Telephone service
Monday - Friday 12:00 - 15:00
From Finland: 0295 020 020
International: +358 295 020 020
Call prices (in Finnish)


Postal address
Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment for Uusimaa / Pay security
PO Box 54