Working life - 16.02.2021 klo 10.00

Sanna Marin: “Female-dominated sectors keep this country going – both during an emergency and at other times too”

Sanna Marin: “Female-dominated sectors keep this country going – both during an emergency and at other times too”

So far not much has been said about the fact that people can find themselves in very different situations due to the coronavirus crisis, says Prime Minister Sanna Marin. She wants to promote non-discrimination and equality in working life, in spite of the pandemic.

Elections - 15.02.2021 klo 10.00

In its municipal election themes, PAM emphasizes the functionality of services

In its municipal election themes, PAM emphasizes the functionality of services

During the municipal elections, PAM has published its own solutions, which would make municipalities better places for service workers to live a good life.

Working life - 15.02.2021 klo 09.15

For agency workers, everyday life is full of uncertainty

For agency workers, everyday life is full of uncertainty

Agency workers doing gig work don’t have the support of a work community, and there’s also no guarantee the work will continue. Under the law agency workers must be treated equally with other workers, however.

Unemployment Fund - 11.02.2021 klo 08.45

Queues in processing earnings-related daily allowance applications

Queues in processing earnings-related daily allowance applications

The number of unemployment benefit applications received by the Unemployment Fund has increased in recent weeks. As a result, application processing times have been extended. The fund processes applications for earnings-related daily allowance in the order of arrival.

Local agreement - 08.02.2021 klo 07.59

PAM survey: Majority of working-age population are in favour of local agreement if negotiations are genuine

PAM survey: Majority of working-age population are in favour of local agreement if negotiations are genuine

This favourable attitude is dependent on making sure that both parties can genuinely negotiate without either being able to dictate terms.

Working life - 04.02.2021 klo 13.37

Food couriers in the Nordic countries slowly but surely being covered by fair employment conditions

Food couriers in the Nordic countries slowly but surely being covered by fair employment conditions

A Danish trade union has concluded a collective agreement for food couriers. A collective agreement is also in the pipeline for Foodora couriers in Sweden.

Salary - 03.02.2021 klo 14.00

If a company goes bankrupt – don’t be surprised if wage payments suddenly stop and you have to claim unpaid wages

If a company goes bankrupt – don’t be surprised if wage payments suddenly stop and you have to claim unpaid wages

According to PAM’s lawyer Henry Vähtäri, employees should know a few basics about bankruptcies now that it has become easier for companies to file for bankruptcy.

Unemployment Fund - 01.02.2021 klo 14.28

Delayed payment of unemployment benefits

Delayed payment of unemployment benefits

The Unemployment Fund's payment schedule has been delayed for benefits due on Monday, February 1.

Society - 29.01.2021 klo 13.43

MaRa and PAM: Restaurants and customers need to work together to prevent the virus spreading

MaRa and PAM: Restaurants and customers need to work together to prevent the virus spreading

The Finnish Hospitality Association MaRa and Service Union United PAM are appealing to restaurant industry operators and customers to fully comply with legislation brought in to prevent the spread of the virus as well as with hygiene and safety guidelines. This will help to prevent the situation worsening further for restaurant industry operators,...

Co-operation negotiations - 27.01.2021 klo 16.25

Massive co-operation negotiations at Compass Group Finland concluded – “A huge blow for employees”

Massive co-operation negotiations at Compass Group Finland concluded – “A huge blow for employees”

The result of the negotiations is hundreds of job losses, jobs being made part-time and thousands of lay-offs. PAM President Annika Rönni-Sällinen and the regional head shop steward Timo Tiikkaja are calling for global companies to show responsibility for their employees.

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