Union confederations accept gov't compromise on firing law--with conditions

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Labour costs for an employer 34.2 Euro per hour in 2016 2018-12-07 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Self-employed workers need more bargaining power 2018-11-22 [Trade Union News from Finland]

A truce in the struggle over dismissal law and new tripartite bill beckons peace in labour market 2018-11-11 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Govt, unions, private sector reach accord on controversial firing bill 2018-11-06 [YLE]

Unions suspend industrial action after Government backs off on bill to ease dismissals 2018-10-29 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Union confederations accept gov't compromise on firing law--with conditions 2018-10-27 [YLE]

Security guard strike to close rail station buildings, lengthen airport queues 2018-10-24 [YLE]

Security guard 3-day strike to start on Wednesday 2018-10-24 [YLE]

Healthcare sector sexual harassment 2018-10-24 [YLE]

Helsinki Airport security personnel on strike protesting colleague dismissal for wearing pink ribbon 2018-10-23 [Xinhua]

Industrial Union: Worker strikes could become 'the new normal' 2018-10-23 [YLE]

SAK denies minister's claim that strikes have election motives 2018-10-21 [YLE]

Industrial Union planning strike next week 2018-10-20 [YLE]

Gov't wins vote of confidence on tougher labor policy, more strikes expected 2018-10-18 [Xinhua]

Two-day strike hits schools, public facilities 2018-10-18 [YLE]

Unions view Government call for a confidence vote over dismissal legislation as political theatre 2018-10-16 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Poll suggests nation divided over gov't dismissal plan, union strikes 2018-10-16 [YLE]

The dismissal bill dispute escalates - and might get even worse 2018-10-10 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Service workers’ union issues security guard strike warning 2018-10-09 [YLE]

A broad campaign calls for legislation on human rights due diligence 2018-10-08 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Conflict between organized labor, Finnish government escalates 2018-10-07 [Xinhua]

Professional Engineers Union also comes out against law to ease dismissals 2018-10-03 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Unions to Hold Strike Over Government's Layoff Bill 2018-10-03 [Sputnik]

Govt to amend 'easy to fire' bill but unions want law scrapped 2018-10-02 [YLE]

Union protests against easing of dismissals widen to include one day strike 2018-10-02 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Food workers to strike in defense of protection against dismissal 2018-09-30 [IUF]

Industrial Union to join Wednesday strike, extending walkout to 30,000 employees 2018-09-29 [YLE]

Unions Call for Oct. 3 Strike over Layoff Law 2018-09-29 [VoA]

Neoliberal think tank issues complaint to EU Commission about Finland’s collective agreements 2018-09-28 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Food industry workers to strike on Oct. 3 in protest against government 2018-09-27 [Reuters]

Unions announce overtime bans to oppose the Government plans to ease individual dismissals 2018-09-26 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Service union pledges election funds to turn out 'wage earner-hostile gov't' 2018-09-23 [YLE]

Overtime work ban declared by yet another union 2018-09-15 [YLE]

JHL considers measures to resist Government plan to ease individual dismissals 2018-09-13 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Several trade unions ready to take measures if Government goes ahead with plan to ease individual dismissals 2018-09-04 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Men’s Finnish national football team willing to cut their pay to support women's national team 2018-08-28 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Teacher union would like all five-year-olds to participate in pre-primary education 2018-08-27 [Education International]

Finnish public broadcaster fights online hate speech with dialogue and respect 2018-08-21 [EFJ]

The planned legislation to ease individual dismissals is hitting women hardest 2018-08-17 [Trade Union News from Finland]

The new National Conciliator takes up her duties amid claims of bias 2018-08-07 [Trade Union News from Finland]

JHL: The Early Childhood Education and Care Act amendment does not deal with the real problems and must be redrafted 2018-07-27 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Trade union federations satisfied with Government decision to withdraw its proposal that discriminates against employees under 30 years of age 2018-07-24 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Trade unions Pro and Pardia plan a merger 2018-06-15 [Trade Union News from Finland]

The Finnish Government has turned its back on the tripartite cooperation 2018-06-07 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Union: Extending workers' overtime hours could result in fewer new hires 2018-05-28 [YLE]

JHL solidarity work on show at the World Village Festival 2018-05-25 [JHL]

Enterprises Federation on a crusade against the union unemployment funds 2018-05-22 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Government Mulls Milder Labor Laws to Lure More Guest Workers 2018-05-18 [Sputnik]

New laws on zero-hours contracts do little to help 2018-05-18 [Trade Union News from Finland]

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This month in labour history

2-12-1939 The Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions proclaims that Finnish workers will take up arms against invasion by the USSR. [more]

28-12-1973 Trade Union of Education in Finland (Opetusalan Ammattijärjestö) founded. [more]