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News - 04.04.2017 klo 14.56

PAM’s Ylitalo: Management demand to end Sunday work bonuses in the hospitality sector is unreasonable

PAM’s Ylitalo: Management demand to end Sunday work bonuses in the hospitality sector is unreasonable

Jaana Ylitalo, Collective Bargaining Director at Service Union United PAM, is appalled at the views expressed by Jan Vapaavuori, the Helsinki mayoral candidate of the National Coalition Party, and Timo Lappi, CEO of the Finnish Hospitality Association MaRa, claiming that Sunday work bonuses are undermining the attractiveness of Helsinki. Ylitalo... »

News - 15.03.2017 klo 10.43

PAM: No need to alter working practices following decision by EU Court of Justice to ban head scarves

PAM: No need to alter working practices following decision by EU Court of Justice to ban head scarves

The EU’s Court of Justice issued a ruling on Tuesday 14 March 2017 according to which employers may ban workers from wearing visible religious and political symbols subject to certain conditions. The Court also states that no direct or indirect discrimination based e.g. on religion may take place. »

News - 15.03.2017 klo 08.00

EK’s local agreement objectives not acceptable to PAM’s Executive Committee

EK’s local agreement objectives not acceptable to PAM’s Executive Committee

The Executive Committee of Service Union United PAM considers that Veli-Matti Mattila, Chairman of the Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK), made insulting remarks belittling the sacrifices made by workers for companies’ competitiveness. PAM expects EK to think more of common interests and to create a basis for agreement. »

PAM Magazine News - 23.12.2016 klo 11.00

Did you know?

Did you know?

If you are working in a store on Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve or Epiphany Eve you’ll see an increase in your pay cheque with a holiday eve supplement. »

PAM Magazine News - 23.12.2016 klo 10.48

Part-time workers can benefit from annual leave

Part-time workers can benefit from annual leave

At the turn of the year, public holiday time off will be replaced by an annual leave system in the commercial sector. »

PAM Magazine News - 02.12.2016 klo 08.59

Not many can get by on zero-hours contracts

Not many can get by on zero-hours contracts

The citizens’ initiative demanding a ban on zero-hours employment contracts has not progressed since the end of September. According to a PAM Magazine survey, only one fifth of those working on zero-hours contracts earn enough to make ends meet. »

News - 01.12.2016 klo 15.02

Public holidays in December 2016

News - 28.09.2016 klo 14.24

Finns march against racism and violent extreme right

Finns march against racism and violent extreme right

The Finnish trade union movement backed demonstration against racism and violent right-wing extremism received widespread support. The demonstration in Helsinki at the end of September saw more than 15 000 people come together to make their feelings felt. »

News - 31.08.2016 klo 08.14

Basic income pilot scheme set to start with 2,000 unemployed

Basic income pilot scheme set to start with 2,000 unemployed

A pilot scheme is selecting 2,000 unemployed to receive a basic income of 560 euro a month. The pilot is due to get off the ground in January 2017. »

Notice - 10.08.2016 klo 16.21

PAM’s Selin: Anttila’s bankruptcy is a real-lifeexample of structural change in services sectors

PAM’s Selin: Anttila’s bankruptcy is a real-lifeexample of structural change in services sectors

Ann Selin, President of Service Union United PAM, calls on the government to take action to secure support from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) for those whose employment has been terminated by Anttila. »

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