News - 18.04.2018 klo 10.40Labour legislation

Would easier dismissal mean that employees are silenced?

Would easier dismissal mean that employees are silenced?

The government is planning to make it easier to fire workers in small companies. “I wouldn’t bring in legislation that would allow employers to arbitrarily dismiss an employee just by clicking their fingers and then replace them with someone else”, says Mia Suominen at PAM. Read more →

News - 18.04.2018 klo 10.39Politics

Making dismissal easier in small companies would be a risk: Already many disputes

Making dismissal easier in small companies would be a risk: Already many disputes

The Finnish government plans to make it easier to dismiss workers redundant for personal reasons in companies with less than 20 people. PAM’s statistics show that there are already relatively more disputes in small companies than in large ones – even the current laws and collective agreements are not properly applied everywhere. Read more →

News - 16.04.2018 klo 10.45Collective agreement negotiations

Negotiations on collective agreements continue this week for copying and printing sector, moving services and security guards

Negotiations on collective agreements continue this week for copying and printing sector, moving services and security guards

Security guards are the last of PAM's bigger professional groups, for which the union has not bargained new working and salary conditions yet. Negotiations are held at the beginning of the week. Read more →

News - 10.04.2018 klo 12.31Collective agreement negotiations

Four new collective agreements achieved – threats of substantially worse conditions prevented

Four new collective agreements achieved – threats of substantially worse conditions prevented

New collective agreements were made for the golfing, bingo and photofinishing lab sectors, household appliances and equipment servicing and the service machine sector. Despite a difficult start to the negotiations, PAM managed to prevent the employers’ objectives of cutting working conditions and increasing employers’ right to impose conditions. Read more →

News - 09.04.2018 klo 11.40Collective agreement negotiations

Negotiations for security guards now starting

Negotiations for security guards now starting

Collective agreement negotiations for security guards begin this week. The security sector is the last of the large PAM sectors where working and pay conditions have not yet been agreed. Read more →

News - 04.04.2018 klo 14.03Social dumping

PAM’s Ylitalo: The way to counter social dumping is through collective agreements, monitoring and criminalisation of underpay

PAM’s Ylitalo: The way to counter social dumping is through collective agreements, monitoring and criminalisation of underpay

A range of tools are needed to curb various forms of exploitation of workers in the labour market, i.e. social dumping. PAM’s Collective Bargaining Director, Jaana Ylitalo, highlights collective agreements, laws and public authorities’ resources. Read more →

News - 03.04.2018 klo 09.07

First review period of the active model coming to an end – service sector processing times will not be much longer Read more →

News - 28.03.2018 klo 09.54

Salary increase in the retail sector and facilities services sector from 1 April – check your salary! Read more →

News - 26.03.2018 klo 10.32

Collective agreement negotiations with Palta to continue before Easter Read more →

News - 19.03.2018 klo 13.04

Workplace systems need to be put in order to prevent harassment Read more →