Month: February 2020

The Finnish Commerce Federation laments the break in negotiations – collective agreement must answer to challenges posed by the transformation of commerce

The Finnish Commerce Federation finds it very lamentable that the Service Union United PAM has broken off the negotiations over the Collective Agreement for the Commercial Sector, and announced an overtime prohibition and work stoppage. Commerce is tied with the export-focused labour market model that is important for Finland and for the sector’s capability to employ.

Commercial sector's collective bargaining agreement negotiations on break - Service Union United PAM declared industrial actions

Service Union United PAM broke commercial sector’s collective bargaining agreement negotiations on Friday 31 January 2020. On Monday 3 February, PAM declared overtime ban and work stoppage for the commerce sector. Work stoppage will be carried out as strikes and handling bans. Overtime ban starts on Tuesday 4 January 2020 at 6 am and ens … Continued