News - 04.09.2017 klo 09.53

PAM study: Children of sales assistants are suffering

PAM study: Children of sales assistants are suffering

A study by Service Union United PAM reveals that the liberalisation of shop opening hours has led to sales assistants spending less time with their children. The experiences of families show that municipal child care services do not always keep up with developments in working life. Read more →

Article - 04.09.2017 klo 09.50

No to alcopops! – PAM’s Katri Jakosuo sums up the pros and cons of the reform of the Alcohol Act

No to alcopops! – PAM’s Katri Jakosuo sums up the pros and cons of the reform of the Alcohol Act

The revision of the Alcohol Act divides opinions. The union’s industrial policy expert Katri Jakosuo stresses that the revision should not undermine the occupational safety of shop sales assistants. Moving alcohol consumption from the home to restaurants is welcome. Read more →

News - 04.09.2017 klo 09.47

PAM’s Ylitalo: Labour market should support integration and provide opportunities for people to get involved in society

PAM’s Ylitalo: Labour market should support integration and provide opportunities for people to get involved in society

Jaana Ylitalo, Collective Bargaining Director at Service Union United PAM, stresses that a proper and legally functioning labour market has a big role in integrating persons with an immigrant background. Ylitalo would like to see more resources being put in to improve guidance and advisory services for immigrants and a concerted approach by the... Read more →

Article - 01.09.2017 klo 13.08

If you have any pay claims, here’s what to do

If you have any pay claims, here’s what to do

You need to check your payslip every time you receive one. Read more →

News - 01.09.2017 klo 12.08

Opi suomea - learn finnish fall course – application has started!

Opi suomea - learn finnish fall course – application has started!

Course starts on the 4th of October and ends on the 13th of december. On the first time 4th of October 3pm. there is a start together with the whole group, where the applicants are divided into two groups based on level of finnish skill. Read more →

News - 22.08.2017 klo 15.27

SAK wants to improve the position of those with zero-hour contracts

SAK wants to improve the position of those with zero-hour contracts

The position of those with zero-hours contract must be improved during the next round of collective bargaining, insists the Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions SAK. Read more →

News - 06.06.2017 klo 13.30

Disadvantages faced by immigrants in working life – difficult to check employment contract and wage slip due to language barrier Read more →

News - 24.05.2017 klo 10.48

PAM Council: Objective of collective bargaining round is higher pay! Read more →

News - 04.05.2017 klo 12.36

PAM’s Ylitalo: Finland must invest in skills and improved working life quality Read more →

News - 04.05.2017 klo 12.33

PAM’s Koivuniemi: Slave labour has no place in Finland! Read more →