Social partners’ proposals to help businesses in the corona crisis
A list of proposals aimed at easing the situation of companies hit by the corona crisis has been agreed by the trade unions and employers. The organisations are jointly proposing actions for the Finnish Government to take to amend labour law and reduce the burden on businesses. Akava has approved the joint proposals.
Free summer job advisory service helps young employees in trouble at work
The national labour confederations of Finland (SAK, Akava and STTK) are reopening their summer job information service today, with law student Liisa Lehtonen taking charge of the advisory service hotline this year. Lehtonen hopes that summer employees will not hesitate to get in touch if they have any concerns about...
Fate of the 24 hours annual extra work will be a most difficult issue in the next collective agreements round
The Finnish Unions agreed in 2016 to sign up to an exceptional national Competitiveness Pact under heavy pressure from PM Sipilä’s right-wing Government. The pact added 24 hours onto annual working time and cut holiday pay for those working in the public sector by 30 per cent for three years....