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Politically motivated strikes have spread into industry and transport, among other sectors

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Finland Politically motivated strikes have spread into industry and transport, among other sectors [YLE] 14-02-2024

Finland Strike wave in Finland—a legacy of trust in transition? [Social Europe] 13-02-2024

Finland Over 100,000 Finnish workers to strike this week: A nationwide shutdown [The Times] 13-02-2024

Finland Nationwide strikes rock Finland [BWI] 07-02-2024

Finland 300,000 strikers call for no cuts to workers’ rights [ITF] 07-02-2024

Finland Nationwide strikes rock Finland [BWI] 06-02-2024

Finland SAK and STTK labour confederations: Thousands in Finland say STOP! to cuts in working conditions and welfare [SAK] 03-02-2024

Finland Strikes over labour reform empty Helsinki [AFP] 02-02-2024

Finland Workers begin strikes against labour reforms, welfare cuts [Reuters] 01-02-2024

Finland Finland’s services workers are going on a political strike [UNI Global Union] 31-01-2024


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Couriers show the importance of organizing 2024-02-19 [PAM]

Politically motivated strikes have spread into industry and transport, among other sectors 2024-02-14 [YLE]

Over 100,000 Finnish workers to strike this week: A nationwide shutdown 2024-02-13 [The Times]

Strike wave in Finland—a legacy of trust in transition? 2024-02-13 [Social Europe]

300,000 strikers call for no cuts to workers’ rights 2024-02-07 [ITF]

Nationwide strikes rock Finland 2024-02-07 [BWI]

Nationwide strikes rock Finland 2024-02-06 [BWI]

Palestine UJF supports journalists in Gaza with €5 000 2024-02-04 [UJF]

SAK and STTK labour confederations: Thousands in Finland say STOP! to cuts in working conditions and welfare 2024-02-03 [SAK]

Industrial Union announces 'large-scale' strikes in mid-February 2024-02-02 [YLE]

Strikes over labour reform empty Helsinki 2024-02-02 [AFP]

Strikes culminate with 13 000 gathering on Helsinki's Senate Square 2024-02-01 [Yle News]

https://yle.fi/a/74-20072472 2024-02-01 [YLE]

Massive strikes protesting plans to cut social security and change how pay is set 2024-02-01 [Today]

Strikes expected to bring country to a standstill 2024-02-01 [The Guardian]

'Mafia' strikes bring Finland to a standstill as unions face down government 2024-02-01 [Euronews]

Workers begin strikes against labour reforms, welfare cuts 2024-02-01 [Reuters]

Massive strikes protesting plans to cut social security and change how pay is set 2024-01-31 [The National Post]

Finland’s services workers are going on a political strike 2024-01-31 [UNI Global Union]

Finland BWI and SASK address emerging labour challenges in 2024 2024-01-30 [BWI]

Palestine SAK calls for ceasefire in Gaza 2024-01-28 [SAK]

JHL’s strike is expanding: Trains and local traffic will stop, extensive work stoppage for the energy sector 2024-01-26 [JHL]

JHL strike: Strike to hit train, metro and tram services next Friday 2024-01-26 [YLE]

Food industry workers announce strike next week 2024-01-26 [YLE]

Transport, Energy Sector To Join Vast Finnish Strike 2024-01-26 [Barron's]

Industrial Union declares extensive political strike for early February – – “We urge all workers to take part in the mass demonstration organised by SAK and STTK” 2024-01-24 [Teollisuusliitto]

Frequently asked questions on walkouts 6 February 2024-01-24 [Akava]

PAM decided on strikes on February 1, 2024 – Tens of thousands of workers will be on strike 2024-01-24 [PAM]

STOP now! demonstration on 1 February in Helsinki – come along! 2024-01-24 [PAM]

Finland’s air traffic will cease on 1–2 February, JHL is intensely involved in the strike 2024-01-24 [JHL]

Strike will shut down day care centres in Helsinki Metropolitan Region for two days on 31 January–1 February 2024-01-24 [JHL]

Flights set to be grounded across Finland as airport workers join February strike 2024-01-20 [YLE]

SAK and STTK organise mass demonstration against government cuts 2024-01-20 [SAK]

Unions step up pressure on government over proposed labour market reforms 2024-01-16 [YLE]

Three candidates for JHL president, one person withdrew himself 2024-01-14 [JHL]

Industrial Union adopts new political industrial action measures against impairments to working life – Overtime ban enters into force in several industrial sectors 2024-01-09 [Teollisuusliitto]

The Government’s harsh measures hit immigrants:”This isn’t democracy, this is dictatorship” 2024-01-05 [JHL]

Statement by Sami Ryynänen, Chief Shop Steward at Neste, 28 December 2023 – Shutting down the oil refinery’s production 2024-01-03 [Teollisuusliitto]

Workers threaten 2-day strike at Neste oil refinery 2023-12-29 [Reuters]

JHL’s immigrants now have a network in Lapland: ”You don’t have to take care of everything by yourself” 2023-12-27 [JHL]

Harsh plans aimed at immigrants 2023-12-20 [Tekijä]

Strange three-months rule 2023-12-20 [Tekijä]

SAK President Jarkko Eloranta: Government must break deadlock on labour market issues 2023-12-09 [SAK]

Sweden Musk’s Scandinavian woes deepen as Tesla loses Swedish court case, Finnish union joins port blockade 2023-12-08 [CNBC]

The Industrial Union launches new political industrial action – one-day strikes at 457 workplaces 2023-12-08 [Teollisuusliitto]

The AKT executive committee decided on sympathy actions for Tesla 2023-12-07 [AKT]

UJF Council: Union priorities 2024 – negotiations on working conditions for self-employed workers, survey of members’ perceptions of the union 2023-12-06 [UJF]

PAM and Wolt started negotiations on the rules of work for couriers 2023-12-04 [PAM]

“Let’s behave” campaign combatting inappropriate behaviour together 2023-12-03 [PAM]

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This month in labour history


1-02-2010 More than 1,000 stevedores go on strike without warning in the country's ports. [more]