Finland - Electrical workers cannot agree - April 30, 2018

The Electrical Workers’ Union turned down a proposal that was tabled by the Deputy National Conciliator. It was meant to settle a dispute over the terms and conditions of employment for electricians. The union said that the employers had adopted an inflexible and hard-line strategy for the negotiations based on the government’s decisions. A strike was scheduled to continue until 16 April, affecting over a dozen companies represented by Service Sector Employers (Palta) including Are, Aro Systems, Bravida Finland, Caverion Suomi and Consti Talotekniikka. More industrial actions are scheduled to begin on 17 May.

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