Section 3-20. Implementation of training of safety representatives and members of working environment committees

Practical issues in connection with the training shall be clarified between the employer and the employees' safety representatives or by agreement between the employer's association and the trade union, with a right to submit recommendations in accordance with Section 39 of the Labour Dispute Act. If there are no safety representatives in the undertaking, the employer shall clarify such issues with those who are to take part in the training.
Training shall be provided as soon as possible after a new election, and it shall preferably take place during working hours. The employer shall cover the costs of the training. When training takes place during working hours, the participants shall have time off from work with full pay. If the training takes place outside working hours, the participants shall be paid as if they were working ordinary working hours, without any overtime supplement for the tuition time.