Author: paka


STTK report: Trade union movement levels income differences in the OECD countries

| 1.9.2021

Helsinki (31.08.2021 – Heikki Jokinen) The share of people under the poverty line drops when trade union density... Read more


A turbulent labour market Autumn ahead in technology and forest industry

| 24.8.2021

Helsinki (24.08.2021 – Heikki Jokinen) A turbulent labour market autumn lies ahead for Finland due to the new... Read more


New major collective agreement for the municipal sector health and social care workers

| 16.6.2021

Helsinki (16.06.2021 – Heikki Jokinen) From September 2021, Finland will have a new major collective agreement for the... Read more


Increasing pay transparency with EU legislation is an effective way to promote equal pay

| 2.6.2021

On 4 March 2021, the European Commission proposed binding measures to promote pay transparency in Europe. FinUnions considers... Read more


Survey: Clear majority of Finns support the strong position of trade union movement

| 7.5.2021

Helsinki (06.05.2021 – Heikki Jokinen) A total of 68 per cent of Finns agree that a strong trade... Read more


UPM fires sawmill shop steward

| 16.4.2021

Helsinki (16.04.2021 – Heikki Jokinen) Forestry giant UPM has dismissed the salaried employees’ shop steward at the Kaukas... Read more


Technology industry joins the crusade against comprehensive collective bargaining

| 26.3.2021

Helsinki (26.03.2021 – Heikki Jokinen) The employers’ association, the Technology Industries of Finland announced on 25 March that... Read more


Major unemployment fund merger takes new steps forward

| 12.3.2021

Helsinki 12.03.2021 – Heikki Jokinen Plans to create a major new unemployment fund are proceeding apace. However, one... Read more


Local agreements on pay in the technology industry

| 5.3.2021

Helsinki (04.03.2021 – Heikki Jokinen) The question of so called local agreements seems now to be centre stage... Read more