Author: paka


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


Trade union leaders condemn coup and urge respect for democracy and human rights in Myanmar

| 1.3.2021

To Mr. Min Aung Hlaing, commander in chief of Myanmar’s armed forces On behalf of the trade union... Read more


Analysis: UPM rejection of collective bargaining not a whim

| 12.2.2021

Helsinki (12.02.2021 – Heikki Jokinen) The forest industry giant UPM announced on 8 February that it will no... Read more


New study: Household tax credit neither boosts employment nor reduces tax evasion

| 3.2.2021

Helsinki (03.02.2021 – Heikki Jokinen) In 2019, a total of 476 million euro was granted by way of... Read more