Success through workplace well-being
VR Group has invested in the well-being of its personnel for many years. The period 2010-2014 was successful in terms of workplace well-being.
VR encourages its personnel to adopt healthy habits, such as physical exercise, non-smoking and non-use of intoxicants. There was a decline in the sick-leave percentage, in the number and cost of disability pensions and in the cost of workplace accidents between 2010 and 2014. Read more about workplace well-being.
Development of supervisory work continued with the Esimies 2014 (Supervisor 2014) project, the aims of which were set out in the model for good supervisory work. Read more about supervisory work.
Working conditions are continuously improved with the help of new technology and other tools. Train drivers' personal tablet computers and the smartphones of train staff make communications and the allocating of work shifts easier.
|Personnel figures (31 December 2014)||2014||2013||2012||2011||2010||2009||2008|
|Number of new employment relationships 1)||683||718||928||796||664||587||897|
|Number of employment relationships ended 1)3)||1,182||1,166||1,840||1,200||997||963||788|
|Total personnel turnover 1), %||9.9||8.5||12.57||8.9||6.8||6.1||6.6|
|Employment relationships valid until further notice 2)||9,862||10,274||10,623||11,693||12,059||12,285||12,480|
|Fixed-term employment relationships 2)||119||204||171||95||159||286||336|
|Number of employees working outside Finland||580||531||498||517||452||275||290|
|Average length of employment relationship 1), years||18||19||20||20||21||21||22|
|Gender breakdown 1)|
|Sick leave absences 1) %||5.4||5.3||5.5||6.3||5.8||5.6||6|
|Average retirement age 1)||59.1||58.9||57.5||57.9||57.7 1)||57.8 1)||56.9 1)|
|1) The figures do not include the foreign operations of VR Track and VR Transpoint.
|2) The employment relationships of the personnel in VR Track's and VR Transpoint's foreign operations are given as employment relationships valid until further notice. This is because no information on fixed-term employment relationships has been collected.|
|3) The figure includes the transfer of the Corenet Ltd's personnel to outside the Group.|