Labour legislation - 13.07.2021 klo 10.00

Age limit for earnings-related allowance rises to 18 years in August

Age limit for earnings-related allowance rises to 18 years in August

Following a change made to the Unemployment Security Act, as of 1 August 2021 earnings-related allowance can only be paid to persons who have reached the age of 18 years. This change to the law also means that one year from now, from 1 August 2022, persons aged under 18 years can no longer accrue the work requirement.

Working life - 08.07.2021 klo 09.17

PAM taking case of member who worked as food courier to court

PAM taking case of member who worked as food courier to court

Service Union United PAM is taking legal action over the existence of a food courier’s employment relationship. The action was filed at the District Court of Helsinki on Thursday 8 July.

06.07.2021 klo 15.00

Take part in the raffle - Win an amusement park wristband!

Take part in the raffle - Win an amusement park wristband!

This summer, PAM will be raffling off Särkänniemi, Tykkimäki and Powerpark amusement park wristbands for its members!

Labour legislation - 05.07.2021 klo 13.00

What do you do if you fall ill in the middle of your holiday?

What do you do if you fall ill in the middle of your holiday?

PAM’s Juha Ojala runs through what you need to know about postponing holiday and the waiting period.

Membership services - 05.07.2021 klo 11.18

The distribution of amusement park wristbands has been suspended due to a technical problem

The distribution of amusement park wristbands has been suspended due to a technical problem

The wristbands to Särkänniemi, Powerpark and Tykkimäki can be ordered at a later date yet to be announced to members.

Working life - 02.07.2021 klo 14.00

Even summer workers should join a trade union

Even summer workers should join a trade union

A summer job opened the doors to the restaurant industry for Pavel Kurhinen. Now 30-year-old Kurhinen has been working in the restaurant sector for ten years. A PAM membership brings security to working life.

Event - 29.06.2021 klo 14.30

Everybody has the right to be themselves

Everybody has the right to be themselves

Helsinki Pride Week started yesterday. PAM member Iida-Maria Tapio, 27, spreads the message of non-discrimination. She wants to see equality in working life for all. Here she picks out four key elements that she would like to focus on during Pride Week.

Working life - 28.06.2021 klo 15.45

Thousands of euros of wages missing–employee didn’t accept being underpaid

Thousands of euros of wages missing–employee didn’t accept being underpaid

A café employee who had moved to Finland from abroad was paid too little in wages. Not content, the courageous employee claimed the unpaid amounts through the union and eventually through the courts.

Employment conditions - 24.06.2021 klo 09.50

Midsummer checklist

Midsummer checklist

Are you working during Midsummer? Read this list for salary changes during Midsummer and other useful information.

Working conditions - 23.06.2021 klo 14.15

Situation at L&T resolved – company will correct its procedures

Situation at L&T resolved – company will correct its procedures

A dispute lasting a couple of weeks over midweek public holiday procedures at L&T that escalated into walk-outs has been resolved. “With good, pro-active cooperation the situation could perhaps have been avoided altogether”, says PAM President Annika Rönni-Sällinen.

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