Working life - 12.11.2020 klo 11.44

Union membership brings security to different situations in working life

Union membership brings security to different situations in working life

COVID-19 had an immense impact on the work of Lee Edmonds as a restaurant chef. The uncertain situation caused by the corona pandemic made him join PAM.

Working life - 30.10.2020 klo 16.04

Unions are in a key position to advocate changes

Unions are in a key position to advocate changes

When revisiting his years as a Regional Coordinator for Southeast Asia for SASK, Marlon Quesada draws attention to achievements, where SASK has made a considerable contribution. The evolving of the Indonesian service union ASPEK is one of the major success stories.

Working life - 20.10.2020 klo 17.50

Sexual harassment is on the rise, say PAM members in a survey: Comments, touching and lurid images

Sexual harassment is on the rise, say PAM members in a survey: Comments, touching and lurid images

In a survey of members, PAM asked about violence and sexual harassment experienced in customer service work. Over half of members experience violence or the threat of violence in their work. Sexual harassment is especially directed at young people

Working life - 30.09.2020 klo 10.19

SAK Employment advisory service for immigrants increasingly busy – “We should have zero tolerance for exploitation”

SAK Employment advisory service for immigrants increasingly busy – “We should have zero tolerance for exploitation”

The SAK employee rights advisory service for immigrants provides anonymous, low-threshold advice free of charge to migrant workers. Demand for the service has increased this year.

Working life - 29.09.2020 klo 14.00

When a joke becomes a social media storm – how much can you tell about what goes on at work?

When a joke becomes a social media storm – how much can you tell about what goes on at work?

Employees have the right to express their views, even if these do not align with what their employer would like. However, you should take care when it comes to what you can and should be saying about your employer.

Working life - 29.09.2020 klo 11.00

Building trust in service sector jobs

Building trust in service sector jobs

PAM employees will be trained during the fall to better identify work-related exploitation and solve problems in multicultural workplaces.

Working life - 18.09.2020 klo 15.29

Resolution by the Council of the Service Union United PAM: Service workers have the right to a healthy and safe working life

Resolution by the Council of the Service Union United PAM: Service workers have the right to a healthy and safe working life

PAM’s Council is particularly concerned about the adverse effects of the corona on the health and safety of service workers.

Working life - 26.08.2020 klo 09.03

“Babbling is not advisable”

“Babbling is not advisable”

An employee is protected by the right to privacy at work. However, there are certain things the employer should be aware of, even if the law does not require telling them.

Working life - 18.08.2020 klo 13.35

Digitalisation is creeping into the hygiene sector and is changing the way cleaners work – for the better, according to an expert

Digitalisation is creeping into the hygiene sector and is changing the way cleaners work – for the better, according to an expert

Digitalisation and robots are making work in the hygiene sector more demanding, meaningful and better-paid, says the advisory organisation’s Per-Olof Ekström.

Working life - 22.06.2020 klo 10.00

How does the layoff end and what is done after that?

How does the layoff end and what is done after that?

The temporary lay-off ends on the day indicated in the lay-off notice. The employer may continue to lay off if work has continued to decline. Then, however, new co-operation negotiations will have to take place.

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