Month: January 2020

Service Union United PAM broke commercial sector's collective bargaining agreement negotiations

Service Union United PAM broke commercial sector’s collective bargaining agreement negotiations on Friday 31 January 2020. PAM will announce their possible actions concerning the negotiations’ situation on Monday 3 February. For now, no actions are announced. At the moment, the situation is peaceful. Finnish Commerce Federation is very sorry for this situation and hopes that … Continued

Buying is easy for the ageing – digital buying does still sometimes cause problems

Buying is easy for ageing customers and visiting physical stores is preferred. However, most customers over 55 do not use mobile devices when shopping nor do they want to receive mobile advertisements, unlike younger customers. Even though many ageing people buy and order fluently from online stores, especially those over 65 do also encounter difficulties in digital purchases. Are online stores designed only for younger people?

Commercial sector's collective bargaining agreement negotiations continued late last night

Finnish Commerce Federation and Service Union United PAM continued the collective bargaining agreement negotiations on Wednesday 29 January 2020. Negotiations continued late last night and parties were able to proceed in many issues. Also the negotiations for the collective agreement for retail supervisors achieved results. However, there are still a lot of big issues left … Continued

Finnish Commerce Federation: Commission on a promising course to boost competitive strength and circular economy

The significance of fair conditions for competition is strongly emphasised in the European Commission Work Programme 2020 published today. The Finnish Commerce Federation finds it excellent that the Commission finally seems to be tackling the issues related to the platform economy also as it concerns trade in goods. The programme also widely acknowledges the climate and circular economy ambitions that are important for the commerce sector.

Finnish Commerce Federation and Service Union United continued commerce sector's collective bargaining agreement negotiations on Monday 27 January 2020

Finnish Commerce Federation and Service Union United continued collective bargaining agreement negotiations the entire Monday. Parties started the day with the negotiations for the Collective Agreement for retail supervisors and continued commerce sector’s collective bargaining agreement negotiations after that. There is still a lot left to negotiate. The Parties meet again next Wednesday 29 January … Continued

Commercial sector's collective bargaining agreement negotiations continued on 22 January 2020

Commercial sector’s collective bargaining agreement negotiations continued on Wednesday 22 January 2020 in Eteläranta. Finnish Commerce Federation and Service Union United PAM met each other after one week’s break and continued the main collective bargaining agreement negotiations. Parties have, however, met each other also in between and worked on issues in smaller working groups. These … Continued

Commercial sector's collective bargaining agreement negotiations became more intensive

Finnish Commerce Federation and Service Union United PAM met on Wednesday 15 January 2020 at Finnish Commerce Federations’ premises in Eteläranta. Negotiations between parties became more intensive. Next, parties will meet each other in smaller teams and continue working. Next big negotiation will be held next Wednesday 22 January 2020. In the morning, parties also … Continued

Commercia sector's collective bargaining agreement negotiations continued on 13 January 2020

Commercial sector’s collective bargaining agreement negotiations continued this Monday, 13 January 2020 at PAM’s premises in Hakaniemi. In the negotiations, Finnish Commerce Federation and Service Union United went through each other’s views. Parties continue working on the issues tomorrow in smaller working groups. Actual collective bargaining negotiations continue on Wednesday, 15 January 2020. Negotiations for … Continued