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News Pam Magazine - 02.12.2016 klo 10.44

‘Find out what’s really going on at workplaces’

Ghanaian PAM members are frustrated: the Union tells them to turn to their shop steward and the shop steward won’t help them. Now PAM promises to improve membership services for foreign workers. »

News Pam Magazine - 02.12.2016 klo 08.59

Not many can get by on zero-hours contracts

The citizens’ initiative demanding a ban on zero-hours employment contracts has not progressed since the end of September. According to a PAM Magazine survey, only one fifth of those working on zero-hours contracts earn enough to make ends meet. »

News Pam Magazine - 11.11.2016 klo 10.41

Competitiveness Pact brings changes to hotel, restaurant and leisure services: Goodbye, old days off!

Working hours and days off will change in hotel, restaurant and leisure services at the turn of the new year. Still, few people know what sorts of things the Competitiveness Pact will affect. »

News Pam Magazine - 21.10.2016 klo 08.59

Did you know? Dads are entitled to baby leave too

Every father is entitled to paternity leave. Paternity benefits are paid by the Social Insurance Institution of Finland (Kela) or the employer. »

News Pam Magazine - 18.10.2016 klo 11.28

Finnwatch: Child labour found behind coffee imported to Finland

Finnwatch: Child labour found behind coffee imported to Finland

A recent Finnwatch report found low wages, child labour, discrimination and recruitment fees to be rife on coffee farms. »

News Pam Magazine - 30.09.2016 klo 09.07

Facilities services sector seeking a solution to extended working hours

This autumn, workplaces providing cleaning and property maintenance services are negotiating on plans to extend working hours. SOL Palvelut has made a start on this, but a solution is still up in the air. »

News Pam Magazine - 19.08.2016 klo 09.06

Did you know? Holiday bonus

The Collective Agreement for the Commercial Sector, section 21, states: ‘A holiday bonus shall be payable to an employee if he or she starts his or her holiday at the designated or agreed time and returns to work as soon as the holiday ends.’ There are some exceptions to the terms and conditions of returning to work, which are mentioned in the agreement. »

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