Rights under collective agreements

Collective agreements contain provisions on notice periods, applicable during the first of year of employment and are furthermore better than the statutory minimum.  

Trade unions belonging to SGS
After 2 weeks consecutive employment for the same employer. 12 days notice period.
After 3 months consecutive employment for the same employer. 1 month notice period.
After 3 years consecutive employment for the same employer. 3 months notice period.
Trade unions belonging to LIV
During the first 3 months (trial period). 1 week.
Between 3 and 6 months of work. 1 month notice period.
After 6 months of work. 3 months the notice period.
After 10 years working for the same company. 55 years of age: 4 months notice period.
60 years of age: 5 months notice period.
63 years of age: 6 months notice period.
Those who have earned the right to a notice period ranging from 4 to 6 months can resign from their work by giving a 3 months’ notice. In all other cases the length of the notice periods are mutual. 

Trade unions belonging to SAMIDN
During the worker’s first year of employment the notice period is 2 weeks. After one year’s employment it is extended to 1 month. After three years work in the same occupation the period is 2 months, and after five years in the same occupation the length of the notice period is three months. 

Trade unions belonging to RSI 
The general rule is a notice period of 1 month. If an electrician is hired for a specific period of time, then these rules do not apply unless he has worked for four weeks or longer consecutively.
The collective agreement refers to the Act No. 19/1979.
After at least 10 years consecutive work for the same employer. 
55 years: 4 months notice period. 
60 years: 5 months notice period.
63 years: 6 months notice period. 
The worker can himself resign with a 3 months’ notice period.

Trade unions belonging to MATVIS 
After working one month or longer for the same employer the notice period is one month. During the first month of employment there is no notice period. For those employed between 1 and 2 years for the same employer the notice period is 2 months. After 2 years the notice period is extended to 3 months.