Finland - Federation of Enterprises calls for overhaul of collective bargaining - August 31, 2019

The CEOlof the Finnish Federation of Enterprises urges Finland to move towards a collective bargaining system that takes better into account the competitiveness and productivity growth of businesses. The Finnish collective bargaining system is in need of a thorough overhaul to prevent a complete collapse, states the managing director of the Federation of Finnish Enterprises. He estimated that reforming the collective bargaining system should be one of the priorities of the upcoming round of sector-specific negotiations between employer and employee representatives. Businesses, he reminded, will have no choice but to look for alternatives if the agreements are not in their best interests.

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