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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.
Kuva: Shutterstock
Published 29.03.2021
One should remember that industrial peace can only be achieved through collective bargaining, says Pro’s President Jorma Malinen.
Published 18.03.2021
Nearly 40 representatives of UPM’s salaried employees feel that the employer has let them down
Henkilöstöedustajat takarivissä Petri Lehtinen, Sami Ryynänen, Risto Kalliojärvi, Heikki Harju, Harri Järvelin sekä eturivissä Timo Roivas, Kimmo Aho,  Annika Rintamäki, Jussi Pasala, Pirjo Saikkonen ja Pirkko Takkinen. Kuvasta puuttui Marko Mathlin.
Published 20.11.2020
The staff representatives who participated in the statutory cooperation negotiations of Neste consider the negotiations held in the company to be problematic, even ostensible, considering the magnitude of the change. There is a risk of losing indispensable expertise, production availability and safety.
Trade Union Pro and Union of Insurance Employees
Published 13.10.2020
The Union of Insurance Employees in Finland VvL and Trade Union Pro will merge in the beginning of 2021. The merger will strengthen the sectoral bargaining power and improve membership services.  
Smiling people
Published 21.09.2020
ProWeeks are here! ProWeeks is Trade Union Pro’s member recruitment event, which takes place from 21 September until 11 October 2020. During ProWeeks Pro offers various discounts and virtual events to its members – not to mention an opportunity for new members to join Pro for reduced fee! Offers are valid only during the campaign period.
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