Author: paka


Insurance employees union and Trade Union Pro to amalgamate

| 14.10.2020

The Union of Insurance Employees in Finland VvL and Trade Union pro are set to merge from the... Read more


Forest industry declares it will no longer take part in collective bargaining

| 7.10.2020

The forest industry announced on 1 October that it will no longer participate in collective bargaining. The decision... Read more


EU gender pay gap won’t end until 2104 without action

| 7.10.2020

The EU’s gender pay gap won’t be eliminated until the next century at the current pace of change,... Read more


Finland had no need for new schemes for short-time work due to the coronavirus pandemic

| 18.9.2020

Helsinki (17.09.2020 – Heikki Jokinen) The Finnish system for temporary lay-offs turned out to be flexible in comparison... Read more


The European Commission’s objective on fair minimum wages is important – well-functioning systems based on nationwide collective agreements must be safeguarded

| 14.9.2020

The Finnish trade union confederations SAK and STTK, representing 1,4 million workers and employees in Finland, appreciate the... Read more


Summer Job Helpline was needed even in the summer of pandemic

| 3.9.2020

Some 250 people sought advice from the Summer Job Helpline, run by the three Finnish trade union federations... Read more


Population ageing mismatches lives and Finnish society

| 23.2.2020

Finland’s population is ageing rapidly. While the share of individuals aged 65 years and older was still 15... Read more


Lars Bach Jensen: The Danish Green Transition

| 26.2.2019

Lars Bach Jensen, Head of International Energy and Climate Policy, Dansk Industri Being a small and open economy,... Read more


Katja Lehto-Komulainen is the Nordic candidate for ETUC’s leadership team

Taina Vallander | 4.11.2016

The Nordic trade union confederations have reached an agreement through NFS (the Council of Nordic Trade Unions) to... Read more