The bus strike will not have a major impact on the activities of Helsinki Employment Services

The strike of bus staff by Finnish Transport Workers’ Union AKT started on 1 March 2023. According to current information, the strike will continue until 03:00 a.m. on Friday, 10 March 2023. The strike has extensive effects on bus traffic.

Despite the strike, the customer service of Helsinki Employment Services is open as normal at all offices.

If you are unable to attend an agreed appointment due to the strike, please inform your own specialist via E-Services (In Finnish).  You can also inform us by sending an email to . In your message, please explain why you are unable to attend the appointment. If you do not cancel your appointment in advance, this may affect your unemployment benefit. 

Helsinki Employment Services contact information and advice service

Further information

Up-to-date information on the strike on HSL’s website