News - 27.12.2017 klo 12.15Collective agreement for the Commercial Sector

Pay attention to bonuses and off days during public holidays

Pay attention to bonuses and off days during public holidays

Sales assistants or store clerks should be attentive in regard of Holiday eve bonuses at the turn of the year, as Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve this year take place on a Sunday, and Twelfth night on a Friday. Read more →

News - 22.12.2017 klo 10.48Alcohol Act

The Alcohol Act has been reformed – what will change?

The Alcohol Act has been reformed – what will change?

PAM has put together the key reforms in the Alcohol Act – most of the changes affect pubs and restaurants, even though you might conclude otherwise judging by the ongoing debate. Read more →

NewsNotice - 21.12.2017 klo 14.56 Unemployment security

PAM’s Selin: The government let down the unemployed and wage earners – the basis of the competitiveness pact has been ruined

PAM’s Selin: The government let down the unemployed and wage earners – the basis of the competitiveness pact has been ruined

The President of Service Union United, Ann Selin, stresses that the active model for unemployment security that has been approved by the Parliament of Finland undermines the position of the unemployed. In her opinion it flies in the face of the objectives agreed in the competitiveness pact. Read more →

News - 21.12.2017 klo 14.43

Strike trainings begin in January

Strike trainings begin in January

PAM's regional office is organising strike trainings in different locations all around Finland. Read more →

News - 19.12.2017 klo 13.33Unemployment security

Controversial active model for unemployment security will come into force from 1 January 2018

Controversial active model for unemployment security will come into force from 1 January 2018

Today, 19 December 2017, the Parliament of Finland approved a bill on an active model for unemployment security, which will affect the lives of unemployed persons receiving unemployment benefit as of January. The model cuts unemployment security, increases bureaucracy but does not genuinely encourage the unemployed. Read more →

News - 15.12.2017 klo 13.01Alcohol Act

PAM is disappointed: decision by the Parliament of Finland worsens Alcohol Act

PAM is disappointed: decision by the Parliament of Finland worsens Alcohol Act

The Parliament of Finland decided to raise the percentage limit of alcohol sold in grocery stores and to remove the restriction on fermentation method. In PAM’s opinion parliament’s decision risks having a negative effect on employment and work safety as well as the government’s objective to shift alcohol consumption to restaurants. Read more →

News - 13.12.2017 klo 18.00

PAM is donating the Christmas card money to SASK: This year we are saying no to child labour! Read more →

News - 07.12.2017 klo 16.21

The conciliation led to no results on Thursday - the first lock-out actions will start on Friday Read more →

News - 04.12.2017 klo 13.00

Let’s Behave Ourselves campaign reminds us that inappropriate behaviour is not tolerated! Read more →