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Työelämää pitäisi kehittää entistä vastaanottavaisemmaksi uusille tulijoille.
Published 02.05.2024
The Finnish Public Services Unions’ International Network proposes a common forum to promote labour-based immigration.
michael uni europa
Published 17.04.2024
Pro met with the Chair of UNI Europa Finance Michael Budolfsen in Helsinki, where he took a stand on, for example, the turmoil in Finland's labor market policy.
Nainen osallistuu webinaariin tietokoneella.
Published 26.03.2024
Are you an international student or professional wanting to know more about the benefits of local language skills for working in Finland? Join us in our free webinar on April 10th, 2024.
EU:n lippu liehuu parlamentin edessä
Published 14.03.2024
When EU member states gather this Friday, Finland and Sweden have an opportunity to clearly demonstrate their commitment to human rights and a sustainable world. We urge our governments to support an ambitious framework for corporate due diligence.
Jorma Malinen
Published 31.01.2024
The Finnish government plans to weaken working conditions. To defend the rights of its members, Trade Union Pro has announced political industrial action in various sectors and companies. 
Hallitusohjelman heikennykset työelämään
Published 01.11.2023
When implemented, the government program will have a radical and long-lasting effect on the ground rules of working life.
Hallitusohjelman vaikutukset
Published 01.11.2023
We took a look at how the government program concretely weakens the livelihood and rights of employees in different phases in their careers. See how the cuts will affect you.
Published 23.10.2023
Trade Union Pro is organising a political demonstration on Friday 27th October 2023 in the ICT and insurance sectors. In total, around 18, 000 people are employed in these sectors.
Kohtuus kaikessa
Published 17.10.2023
The labour market reforms proposed by the Government are unreasonable towards employees.
Our Finland is open
Published 01.09.2023
The trade unions Pro, Industrial, OAJ, JHL and PAM defend the indivisibility of human dignity and express their serious concerns about the government's programme of restrictions on labour immigration. These restrictions make it more difficult to attract international talent to Finland and place workers in an unequal position on the basis of their nationality and background. These entries are not changed by the government's equality notice. 
Sankaluurit ovat pöydällä.
Published 30.08.2023
Due to staff training, the telephone helplines for member services and employer records will be closed on Thursday 31 August.
The telephone helplines as well for employment relations and official records will be closed on Thursday 31 August and Friday 1 September.
Suomalaisliitot saivat tunnustuspalkinnon.
Published 29.08.2023
UNI Global Union trade union affiliates in Finland have won a Breaking Through Award for building membership and defending collective bargaining in the face of unprecedented attacks on trade union rights in the country.
STTK Kuva: Liisa Valonen
Published 29.11.2022
Antti Palola, President of STTK, was elected to the Executive Bureau of the International Trade Union Confederation ITUC. He is the only member from the Nordic Countries on it.
Published 07.09.2022
Forestry giant UPM adamantly refuses to engage in collective bargaining with their salaried employees. Since the beginning of this year, they have not had any collective agreement whatsoever.
Ihminen ojentaa käden toiselle avuksi
Published 28.02.2022
The trade union Pro will donate 120,000 euros to support the Ukrainians. Donations are distributed through four different aid organizations. Pro is also challenging other trade unions and employers ’organizations to donate support to Ukraine.
women and computer
Published 20.01.2022
If your employer does not deduct a membership fee directly from your pay, you will need a reference number to pay the fee. Self-paying members will receive a reference number for the membership fee by email in January,
Ran Lavie
Published 21.12.2021
Insurance company If’s Ran Lavie says organisations mirror society at large, and the industry needs fresh takes and diversity.
Kuva: Shutterstock
Published 23.11.2021
The amount of unpaid overtime done in a year could employ 20,000 people full-time.
Kuvassa allekirjoitetaan sopimusta.
Published 01.11.2021
Salaried employees of Stora Enso have a new company-specific collective agreement, which will enter into force from 1 January 2022 until 30 April 2024. The agreement includes a general salary increase as well as an additional increase, which is to be agreed locally. The agreement will also extend the period of full pay for employees on a maternity or paternity leave.
Neuvottelijat istuvat neuvottelupöydän äärellä.
Published 22.10.2021
Negotiations over new collective agreement in technology start on Monday 25 October.
ihmisiä pöydän ääressä
Published 13.10.2021
Finland needs labour migration. Labour market rules must be strengthened and employee protection developed to ensure that all employees are treated equally.
Kuvassa Nick Walters
Published 03.06.2021
Questions which may seem harmless in a job interview, can actually break your rights as a jobseeker.
Published 20.04.2021
Stora Enso's decision to shut down Veitsiluoto paper mill is a hammer blow to the region's employment, says Trade Union Pro President Jorma Malinen.
Suomalainen metsä. Puut pinossa.
Published 15.04.2021
UPM’s labour relation policy has reached rock bottom and there is no accountability in it, says Trade Union Pro president Jorma Malinen.
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