Society - 22.12.2021 klo 12.00
New restrictions cause distress for restaurant workers - PAM calls for targeted measures to secure income
The Finnish government’s decision to impose new restrictions on restaurants has devastating effects on workers. Layoffs and dismissals are not a welcomed Christmas gift to workers who already suffer and live with insecurity.
Society - 11.06.2021 klo 08.33
Quit chewing on it – vote for enough to live on for everyone
It is advisable for each member of PAM to exercise his/her right to vote on election day Sunday 13 June, urges Annika Rönni-Sällinen, PAM President.
Society - 26.05.2021 klo 13.55
Quit chewing on it - Vote in the municipal elections!
The key issues of everyday life are decided by the municipalities. It’s better to address problems than just talking about them.
Society - 25.05.2021 klo 15.51
PAM's regional office in Hämeenlinna has closed
The Service Union United PAM's regional office in Hämeenlinna has closed its doors for good on Friday 14 May.
Society - 11.05.2021 klo 12.00
Human rights are being infringed in Columbia – give your support!
UNI Global, the worldwide union for service sectors, is campaigning to improve the current human rights situation in Columbia. PAM also condemns the violent events following the national strike on 28 April and calls on the Columbian administration to end the violence.
Society - 21.04.2021 klo 15.57
Hundreds of PAM members standing in the municipal elections – check out their profile!
The PAM members who are standing as candidates in the municipal elections are typically female, aged between 36 and 45, work in commerce in Uusimaa and are called Katja. There are candidates for all registered parties, but mostly for the SDP.
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.
Society - 29.01.2021 klo 13.43
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,...
Society - 25.11.2020 klo 11.43
Service sectors challenged by second wave of coronavirus
The second wave of the coronavirus pandemic threatens to increase unemployment in the hospitality sector again. The numbers have come down from the worst peaks in the spring and summer, but the trend is once again showing a turn for the worse.
Society - 17.11.2020 klo 12.40
PAM is the first carbon-neutral trade union
Service Union United PAM is, to our knowledge, the first carbon-neutral trade union in Finland, and possibly in the whole world. PAM’s carbon footprint for 2019 is 536 tonnes of carbon dioxide, which PAM has now offset. In future the union will strive to reduce its carbon footprint.