Author: paka


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


Competitiveness Pact signed covering 86.5 per cent of employees

| 15.6.2016

The Competitiveness Pact was finally signed on the evening of 14 June. Most of the Finnish unions endorsed... Read more


Antti Palolas speech in Seminar on Decent Work

| 13.6.2016

I would like to thank president Halonen for the opening words and Director General Ryder and minister Lindström... Read more

Member unions

Number of workers included in collective bargaining agreements on the increase in Finland

| 1.4.2016

The collective bargaining system in Finland The collective bargaining system in Finland now comprises around 90 per cent... Read more


A broad labour market pact is born – and the burden will be heavy for employees

Antti Palola | 1.3.2016

The labour market organisations finally agreed on a broad labour market pact. It makes working hours a bit... Read more