Summerjob - 10.05.2022 klo 14.14

What’s important for summer workers to know about shifts?

What’s important for summer workers to know about shifts?

In the summer, PAM gets asked lots of questions about changes to shift lists and cancelled shifts, especially in the hotel, restaurant and leisure industry and the commerce sector. You can avoid a lot of hassle if you keep close track of your shifts during your summer job.

Lainsäädäntö - 29.04.2022 klo 13.30

New obligations for job seekers and more support for job searching

New obligations for job seekers and more support for job searching

A reform will come into effect in May that will increase the obligations on the unemployed to find a job. At the same time the waiting time will be relaxed and there is the promise of better services for the unemployed.

Working Life - 25.04.2022 klo 16.30

Gbemisola Esther enjoys customer service and getting good feedback

Gbemisola Esther enjoys customer service and getting good feedback

Gbemisola Esther Obanla, 25, works as a team member at Kentucky Fried Chicken in Espoo and recently joined PAM.

Working Life - 14.04.2022 klo 11.00

At work on Easter? Check how it affects working hours, pay and holidays

At work on Easter? Check how it affects working hours, pay and holidays

Many in the services sector work during Easter. Minimum wages, supplements and holidays accrued during Easter are determined in collective agreements.

Strike - 11.04.2022 klo 16.09

Can a worker stay home and get paid if a child’s school or day care closes?

Can a worker stay home and get paid if a child’s school or day care closes?

In the municipal sector there are several strikes and other industrial action ongoing to speed up the collective agreement negotiations. Therefore, PAM members might face a situation where they cannot get to their workplace because it is closed, or they must stay home to care for a small child.

Collective bargaining - 01.04.2022 klo 14.00

New collective agreement in hotel, restaurant, and leisure industry

New collective agreement in hotel, restaurant, and leisure industry

Service Union United PAM’s Executive Committee has unanimously accepted a new collective agreement for workers and supervisors in the hospitality sector. The agreement gives better possibilities to solve problems with getting to take breaks and makes it easier to promote the interests of workers at small workplaces.

COLLECTIVE BARGAINING - 30.03.2022 klo 18.00

Negotiation result achieved in negotiations in the hotel, restaurant and leisure industry

Negotiation result achieved in negotiations in the hotel, restaurant and leisure industry

PAM and the employers’ organisation Finnish Hospitality Association MaRa have reached a negotiation result in the collective agreement negotiations.

Collective bargaining - 30.03.2022 klo 09.06

“Money is the solution”

“Money is the solution”

You have to get a decent salary and compensation for the hard work, says receptionist and shop steward Sanni Mäkitalo from Tampere.

Collective bargaining - 29.03.2022 klo 09.00

“Too much work, too few workers”

“Too much work, too few workers”

Matti Euro, who works as a shop steward and restaurant manager in a staff restaurant, hopes that workers would be able to take breaks in restaurant work.

Collective bargaining - 24.03.2022 klo 13.10

“The collective agreement is for all of us”

“The collective agreement is for all of us”

This week ahead are crucial for the future collective agreement for the hotel, restaurant and leisure industry. Shop stewards Mats Eriksson and Hannamari Oksa encourage everyone to get talking about employment terms at the workplace.

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