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News - 01.12.2016 klo 15.02

Public holidays in December 2016

Public holidays in December 2016

Here you can check the effects on working hours and compensation of December public holidays within the commercial sector, property services, and hotel, restaurant and leisure services, etc. »

News - 23.11.2016 klo 12.03

PAM Council Resolution of 23 November 2016: Giving visibility to modern forms of work

The Competitiveness Pact signed in the spring is currently being applied locally, but it is really difficult to reach an understanding at workplaces and in different sectors. »

News - 04.11.2016 klo 11.42

Improving labour laws reduces the need for industrial action

The right to industrial action is one of the fundamental rights for workers. When discussing unlawful strikes, it’s worth bearing in mind that opportunities for employees to demonstrate their opinions are almost non-existent in Finland while collective agreements are in effect. For instance, staging a walkout in response to an employer’s unlawful actions is almost always considered to be a breach of agreement and a so-called unlawful strike. »

News - 28.09.2016 klo 14.24

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

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

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. »

News - 28.06.2016 klo 09.27

Here’s how the competitiveness contract changes your terms of employment

A new annual leave system for the commerce sector, encouragement to introduce self-notification of sick leave and a long stretch without pay rises – these are just a few of the changes brought about by the competitiveness contract for PAM members. »

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