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3,000 white-collar paper workers in Finland to strike 2018-01-12 [IndustriALL]

Dispute over weekend work closes banks on Thursday and Friday 2018-01-06 [Helsinki Times]

Bank workers strike goes ahead 2018-01-06 [YLE]

White-collar workers threaten strike in paper industry 2018-01-02 [Reuters]

Google to finance development of Union project 2017-12-28 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Bank workers' two-day strike to shutter branches, slow customer services 2017-12-28 [YLE]

Enhancing national language skills 2017-12-27 [Education International]

Human trafficking charges laid over berry pickers from Thailand 2017-12-15 [YLE ]

Yle survey finds sexual harassment is relatively common in parliament 2017-12-15 [YLE]

JHL team busy with scores of collective agreement negotiations 2017-12-10 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Union: 500 Nordea jobs in Finland hang in balance - for now 2017-12-09 [YLE]

Trade unions are an important part of the success of Finland's 100 years of independence 2017-12-06 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Survey: Majority of retail workers in Finland face abuse from customers 2017-12-05 [YLE]

New Industrial Union all set to begin work after first joint Congress 2017-12-04 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Lockout in ski resorts 2017-11-29 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Conflict avoided in the ICT-sector 2017-11-26 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Two difficult industrial disputes has been resolved 2017-11-25 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Metro workers complain of toilet shortage on extension 2017-11-24 [YLE]

JHL Union Council: Public sector employees also deserve better purchasing power 2017-11-22 [JHL]

Millariikka Rytkönen is the new Tehy President 2017-11-21 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Survey: Violence against nurses in elder care widespread 2017-11-19 [YLE]

Paper union talks to resume Monday, electrical workers continue strike 2017-11-04 [YLE]

Electrical workers' strike in the technology industry 2017-11-02 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Time to elect shop stewards 2017-11-01 [JHL]

Pay deal reached in technology sector 2017-10-31 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Electrical workers plan one-week strike 2017-10-19 [Reuters]

Forest industry offer paper workers zero pay rise 2017-10-12 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Pay rises and well-being at work on JHL list of goals for collective bargaining 2017-10-09 [JHL]

The Union of Health and Social Care Professionals in Finland set to get new President 2017-10-04 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Trade Union News from Finland turns 20 2017-09-27 [Trade Union News from Finland]

JHL readies itself for Autumn collective bargaining 2017-09-21 [JHL]

New round of collective bargaining underway 2017-09-18 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Leading education organisations launch institution for high education and culture standards 2017-09-05 [Education International]

UNI sends message of sympathy to Finland after terrorist attack 2017-08-25 [UNI]

The last permanent exhibit dedicated to Soviet leader Lenin 2017-08-24 [Atlas Obscura]

Solidarity with Turku 2017-08-24 [ITUC]

Solidarity with Turku 2017-08-22 [ITUC]

SAK wants to improve the position of those with zero-hour contracts 2017-08-21 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Government increases support for education of immigrant students and teachers 2017-08-21 [Education International]

ETUC: Solidarity with Turku 2017-08-21 [ETUC]

Unions demand clear pay rise for the municipal sector 2017-08-18 [JHL]

Nationwide rail strike: Traffic jams expected on roads 2017-08-14 [YLE]

Proposal for new Working Hours Act would make life more insecure for young families 2017-08-13 [JHL]

Unions focus on new employment and career coaching services 2017-08-10 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Education union welcomes new core curriculum in Early Childhood Education 2017-08-07 [Education International]

Record low number of redundancies in the first half of the year 2017-07-25 [Trade Union News from Finland]

What is the solution to Finland’s labour market mismatch? 2017-07-13 [Equal Times]

An experiment on the effect of offering the unemployed an unconditional basic income 2017-06-25 [The Economist]

Citizens given universal basic income report lower stress levels and greater incentive to work 2017-06-22 [Independent]

Unions demand real rise in pay in Autumn round of collective bargaining 2017-06-15 [Trade Union News from Finland]

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