New union website helps to deal with racism in multicultural workplaces

| 9.8.2022

Workplaces are rapidly becoming more multicultural even here in Finland. As this is a new situation in many... Read more


Anu Sajavaara appointed National Conciliator

| 28.6.2022

Lawyer Anu Sajavaara will take up her position as the new National Conciliator on 6 August. The Finnish... Read more


Finally, a pay deal for the municipal sector – excluding nurses’ unions

| 13.6.2022

The long quest for a collective agreement in the municipal sector finally resulted in a pay deal. But... Read more


Municipal sector negotiations deadlocked

| 6.6.2022

Collective bargaining in the municipal sector is increasingly becoming more complicated and difficult. All negotiations have failed so... Read more


Nurses’ unions say no to the conciliation committee pay deal proposal

| 12.5.2022

Nurses’ unions rejected the conciliation committee proposal for a pay deal for the municipal sector. Other unions and... Read more


Local government strike closes schools, daycare centres, museums, public libraries

| 4.5.2022

More than 80,000 local government employees strike in ten major Finnish cities 3 – 9 May. In Helsinki,... Read more


UPM strike over – paper machines up and running again

| 29.4.2022

The 112 day long strike at paper giant UPM paper and pulp mills has finally ended. Paper began... Read more


Workers’ Memorial Day: 30,000 more preventable workplace deaths expected by 2030

| 28.4.2022

Almost 30,000 people may lose their lives at work in the EU over this decade without action to... Read more


Statement from the BASTUN network on the arrest and detention on Belarus Trade Union Leaders

| 22.4.2022

21 April 2022 – The BASTUN The BASTUN – Baltic Sea Trade Union Network – condemns the arrest... Read more