Home » Guide to working life » Employment relationships » Working time Last updated: 16.08.2023 Working time The weekly and daily maximum work hours are defined by law. See the details in the collective agreement in your field. Employment relationships Employment contracts Basics of employment relationships Termination of employment End of employment Cooperation and change negotiations Layoffs Terms of employment for young people Holiday and leave Sick leave Working time Reduction in working time Breaks at work Night work, shift work and periodic work Extra hours Overtime Wages and holiday bonus Different sectors have different working hours. According to law, regular working hours can be no more than 8 hours a day and 40 hours a week. Shorter working hours are usually agreed on in collective agreements. In this section you can find information regarding: overtime extra hours night work, shift work and periodic work breaks at work reduction in working time Are you a young worker? Read on this page what specific regulations apply to you.