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Jorma Malinen to continue as Trade Union Pro President

| 16.11.2020

15.11.2020 – (Heikki Jokinen) On Friday 13 November, the trade union Pro representative body elected Jorma Malinen to... Read more

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Finnish Labour Council: Food couriers are employees, not entrepreneurs

| 4.11.2020

Helsinki (03.11.2020 – Heikki Jokinen) Food couriers are employees, not entrepreneurs, says Finland’s Labour Council. It released two... Read more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Proposals from the Finnish labour market organizations for specific training and competence measures

Riina Nousiainen | 30.4.2020

Proposal 1: Improve access to e-learning through dedicated funding Educational institutions should be encouraged to open up their... Read more