Membership services - 14.04.2021 klo 17.35
Some of the regional offices will open on Monday - some will still be closed
PAM is slowly opening its regional offices as the corona situation eases. On Monday, April 19, seven regional offices will be open to the public during limited opening hours. The remaining six offices are still being closed.
Membership services - 13.04.2021 klo 14.00
PAM's employment counseling receives more than 50,000 contacts a year - only a fraction end up in court
Despite corona, the number of contacts was on a normal level last year. The majority of employment disputes are investigated at workplaces or at PAM regional offices.
Employment security - 13.04.2021 klo 10.37
This is how you apply for earnings-related daily allowance if you are laid off or become unemployed
Due to the corona situation, many restaurant workers will continue to be affected by continued restaurant restrictions and possible renewed restrictions. Therefore, when layoffs or unemployment hit your way, it is important to know how to apply for earnings-related daily allowance in a new life situation.
Unemployment Fund - 09.04.2021 klo 10.01
The ABC of adjusted unemployment allowances
A lot of the work done in service sectors is typically part-time. If you work part-time, you are entitled to adjusted allowances if the working hours in your employment contract do not exceed 80% of the working hours of a full-time employee.
Blog - 07.04.2021 klo 15.10
Who turns out to vote?
With coronavirus surging, Finland decided to postpone the municipal elections to June. Let’s hope the election weather is good on 13 June, that is a dry, cloudy summer’s day and the temperature 17 degrees Celsius. Of course it is factors other than the weather that influence voting.
Society - 31.03.2021 klo 11.00
Voting is one thing – involvement is key
PAM-member Emre Ag is voting for the first time in the Finnish municipal elections on 13 June.
Jäsenyys - 30.03.2021 klo 12.30
A year ago, Tia Laakkonen landed her first permanent job. The position as hospitality host and sales representative in a hotel in Helsinki region was her dream job. Then Covid came along.
Membership services - 24.03.2021 klo 15.15
PAM's regional offices will close for the time being - the union and the Unemployment Fund offers services online and by phone
PAM's regional offices and the main office was closed from the public on March 3 in order to limit the spread of the corona epidemic.The offices will remain closed at least until 18 April.
Local agreement - 24.03.2021 klo 12.05
Resetting the balance in local agreement
The employer is in a stronger position at the workplace and that’s why the position of the shop steward must be secured, says PAM’s Collective Agreement Manager, Ismo Kokko.
Working conditions - 22.03.2021 klo 15.01
What’s in it for the worker if she/he works during Easter?
A big group of workers within the service sector are at work during Easter, while others are spending their holidays. There are regulations in the collective agreements, which dictate what workers should be paid for work during Easter. You should get to know these rules.