Finland - Unions want to improve situation for the self-employed - November 30, 2018

A coalition of all three trade union confederations, called Itset, wants to improve the situation of self-employed workers. With parliamentary elections in sight coming spring, Itset came forward with a list of proposals. Their most important objective is to guarantee bargaining powers to self-employed workers. According to the trade union confederations the European competition legislation provides no obstacle to such bargaining. Another important demand is that national labour laws will be applied also to self-employed workers to ensure greater security for the workers.

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For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers or Sanne van der Gaag, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Willy De Backer © ETUI


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