Article - 19.06.2018 klo 14.35Immigration

PAM’s expert Mikko Laakkonen: PAM members with immigration background want to improve Finnish working life

PAM’s expert Mikko Laakkonen: PAM members with immigration background want to improve Finnish working life

PAM’s immigrant members find that the Union is important but many of them do not even know who their own shop steward is. Those responding the PAM questionnaire were also worried about the employer attitudes. Read more →

Notice - 17.06.2018 klo 19.52Politics

President Ann Selin at the UNI Global World Congress: “Trade unions are essential to challenge the capitalist idea of competition”

President Ann Selin at the UNI Global World Congress: “Trade unions are essential to challenge the capitalist idea of competition”

In her opening speech on 17th June at the World Congress UNI Global, President Ann Selin emphasized unions need to set the tone of the future world of work. Workers deserve better and unions are making it happen. The President also revealed her concern about the growing inequality and the widening gap in distribution of wealth. Constant growth at... Read more →

News - 15.06.2018 klo 09.00Event

PAM campaigns for cleaners’ rights: Remember to thank cleaners

PAM campaigns for cleaners’ rights: Remember to thank cleaners

Today is International Justice Day for Cleaners. The purpose of the day is to remind people of cleaners’ rights and the importance of their work. Service Union United PAM is marking the day by organising events and visiting workplaces, the theme being ’thank cleaners’. Read more →

News - 14.06.2018 klo 12.25Gender equality

PAMs President Ann Selin in Liverpool: “Women make it happen”

PAMs President Ann Selin in Liverpool: “Women make it happen”

In the opening ceremony speech at UNI World Women’s Conference 14th June, President Ann Selin emphasized the role of women in work life. Women are half of the world’s population, and UNI represents 10 million women. During the two-day-conference topics like the future world of work and violence against women are being discussed by union delegates... Read more →

News - 12.06.2018 klo 12.55Work security

Summer worker: What to do if you fall ill?

Summer worker: What to do if you fall ill?

If you become ill and cannot work, you have the right to stay at home. Your employer must give you instructions if and how you are expected to provide a sick leave certificate in order to verify your being ill. You are advised to check with your employer and read the terms of the collective labour agreement as to the payment and related provisions... Read more →

News - 12.06.2018 klo 09.49Legislation

Working group instituted by Finnish Tax Administration proposes introduction of fiscal online point-of-sale systems in Finland – PAM would also press criminalisation of underpayment

Working group instituted by Finnish Tax Administration proposes introduction of fiscal online point-of-sale systems in Finland – PAM would also press criminalisation of underpayment

A working group under the Tax Administration proposes the introduction of online point-of-sale systems in Finland. Service Union United PAM hopes that the proposal made by the group would progress rapidly. In addition to the introduction of online point-of-sale systems, legislative amendments would constitute another efficient way to fight the... Read more →

News - 04.06.2018 klo 10.43

Have your wages been paid wrongly? Didn’t you get your wages? Read more →

News - 30.05.2018 klo 09.52

Considerable differences in summer workers’ total pay – check how much your wages are affected by your working conditions Read more →

News - 26.05.2018 klo 11.08

Check that you get the right pay for your summer job – the typical hourly wage for summer service sector workers is over 7 euros Read more →

News - 24.05.2018 klo 18.15

What exactly is GDPR? The EU’s Data Protection Regulation comes into force on 25 May. Read more →