PAM’s Union Congress between 4 and 6 June 2019

At the Union Congress in Helsinki the congress delegates elected by PAM members decide on PAM’s priority action programme for the next four years, conduct personnel selections e.g. a new union President and an individual deputy for the President as well as members of PAM's Council and members of the Executive Committee.

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A new PAM president will be elected at the Union Congress in June. Six candidates have announced their candidacy for PAM’s president. The candidates are SAK’s Director Annika Rönni-Sällinen, Jouni Tallgren, who is a deputy shop steward, Ville Pussinen, a vice chair for a local branch, Jouni Suomalainen, an active union member, Petri Pasanen, chair of a local branch and deputy shop steward Tanja Aidanjuuri-Vestala. Get to know the candidates in these short video presentations

Programme for the Union Congress

Follow the Union Congress live between 4 and 6 June!

Tuesday 4 June

11.00 Congress opened by PAM's President Ann Selin and UNI Global Union's General Secretary Christy Hoffman
12.00 Seminar on Digital Platform work for media representatives and guests
13.00 Meeting starts. Opening of meeting, Ann Selin, PAM's President
14.00 Meeting in progress
During the day preliminary debate, expert talks and groupmeetings by the constituencies

Wednesday 5 June

9.00 Meeting continues
9.00 Farewell speech by Union President Ann Selin
10.30 Election of a new Union President
Election of an indivual deputy for the Union President
12.00 Media representatives are able to meet up with the newly elected President and his/hers individual deputy over lunch.
13. 00 Election of members continues
19.00 Evening gathering at Finlandia Hall

Thursday 6 June

9.00 Unemployment Fund's meeting
10.00 Union Congress continues
11.00 Priority Action Programme 
12.00 Lunch seminar on local agreement for media representatives and guests
around 13.30 Policy speech by the new President
16.00 Closing of Congress