News - 23.11.2017 klo 14.19Enhancing a culture of zero tolerance against harassements at work

Workers in the hotel and restaurant industry: We are not on the menu

Workers in the hotel and restaurant industry: We are not on the menu

Hotel, restaurant, catering and tourism workers in the Nordic countries want to raise awareness about sexual harassment at gatherings around the Christmas period. Workers are speaking out and expressing that they are not on the menu. An appropriate behaviour is expected both from employers and work mates in the work community, as well as from... Read more →

Notice - 22.11.2017 klo 16.33

Employers announce cowardly lock-out

Employers announce cowardly lock-out

Service Union United PAM has been in negotiations with the Finnish Hospitality Association MaRa on collective agreements for ski centres and activity programmes. MaRa broke off negotiations on 14 November and today announced a lock-out. PAM President Ann Selin considers the employers’ actions incomprehensible. Read more →

News - 16.10.2017 klo 12.42

Positive Labour Court decision for PAM: Maximum trial period for workers employed on a permanent contract in the facilities services sector may be no longer than four months

Positive Labour Court decision for PAM: Maximum trial period for workers employed on a permanent contract in the facilities services sector may be no longer than four months

Service Union United PAM has won a dispute relating to the Collective Agreement for the Facilities Services Sector at the Labour Court. The disagreement was about the duration of the trial period in terms of a worker hired for a permanent employment relationship. The Labour Court confirmed that the trial period for workers employed on a permanent... Read more →

Article - 16.10.2017 klo 12.35

Service sectors must close pay gaps

Service sectors must close pay gaps

PAM is getting ready to negotiate collective agreements with its counterpart employer organisations. In the opinion of Kimmo Nikula, the Union’s Collective Bargaining Manager, pay gaps need to be closed during this bargaining round. Read more →

News - 29.09.2017 klo 13.09

PAM President Ann Selin: Bargaining stems from trust

PAM President Ann Selin: Bargaining stems from trust

Ann Selin, President of Service Union United PAM, outlined PAM’s objectives for the upcoming collective agreement negotiations. She considers that the starting point for negotiations is to achieve an atmosphere of trust. Read more →

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 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 Read more →

Article - 01.09.2017 klo 13.08

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

News - 01.09.2017 klo 12.08

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