Finland - Public sector negotiations begin - January 21, 2010

Negotiations are underway in both the state and municipal sectors where the collective agreements expire at the end of January. In the municipal sector JHL, the main public sector union, wants the minimum pay rate in the collective agreement to be raised to Euro 1,500 per month and family leave to be improved. JHL also aims to develop the status of employees in atypical employment relations and improve the rights of safety representatives.

English: http://www.epsu.org/cob/335; http://www.jhl.fi/uutinen/6237

 

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