Collective agreement negotiations
Follow the Collective agreement negotiations progress here
PAM is currently negotiating collective agreements in several sectors with federations representing employers. Collective agreements set out, by sector, conditions including pay, working time, sick pay, compensation for weekday public holidays and other minimum conditions that
employers must apply to all their employees. More information about the negotiationg process is found here.
16.4 Negotiations on collective agreements continue this week for copying and printing sector, moving services and security guards
12.3 Collective agreement negotiations continue this week with collective bargaining for smaller sectors
5.3 PAM’s Executive Committee to consider the result of the negotiations in the retail sector on Tuesday
28.2 Conciliation proposal for the facilities services sector approved – cuts aimed for by employers not implemented
26.2 Week of negotiations starts with negotiating meeting for the retail sector and conciliation for the facilities services sector
24.2 The National Conciliator Minna Helle describes the situation within the facilities services sector as problematic
In the collective bargaining negotiations that PAM is conducting, only the schedules for the start of the week have firmed up so far. In the facilities services sector, conciliation will continue on Tuesday amidst the threat of strike action.
Intense discussions with various employers’ federations on improving the working conditions of PAM members will continue for the entire week ahead.
7.2 Walkouts at five workplaces in the facilities services sector – in protest at employers’ attempts to weaken the collective agreement in the sector
The workers – PAM cleaners – resent the drastic cuts proposed by real estate employers and the slow progress of the collective agreement negotiations.
Of the major sectors, collective agreement negotiations will continue this week in the retail sector and the hospitality sector. The overtime ban is still in force in the facilities services sector.
29.1 PAM’s Koivuniemi: Facility service sector employees are disappointed – negotiations on working conditions need to start in earnest
The slow progress in negotiations in the facility service sector has left workers disappointed and anxious.
Workers within the facility service sector walked out from their work places today in Jyväskylä and Oulu.
This week, once again, PAM will be in close consultations with employers’ federations on new collective agreements for a number of sectors. If no solutions can be found on new minimum conditions by Wednesday at the latest, we will enter a so-called state of non-agreement.
The employer organisation's strong cooperation and coordination in regards of solutions concerning pay is causing the negotiations to freeze
22.1 Negotiations on collective agreements continue - agreements are about minimum conditions to be applied at work
PAM has met employers’ federations representing companies in different sectors several times last week. In the collective agreement negotiations both PAM’s and the employers’ negotiators put forward their own objectives for the collective agreements, after which a solution is sought for the duration of the new agreement period.
15.1 Working conditions in the hospitality, retail and facilities services sector to be discussed this week
A busy week of collective bargaining will start off today with collective agreement negotiations for the hospitality sector. In the retail sector, negotiations will be held on Tuesday and at the end of the week, and in the facilities services sector on Wednesday.
Autumn has given way to winter in the labour market, and collective agreement negotiations in the major PAM sectors will get underway in earnest this week.