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Your local branch needs you

Now is the time to have some say and influence: the local branches will hold their autumn general meetings in October and November.
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Use your democratic rights in the union elections

The Industrial Union is a democratic union. This means that power comes from the members and members are the ones who elect delegates to the union Congress.
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“This training was an eye-opener” – Learning the rules of Finnish working life

A pilot training on the rules of working life in English, organised by the Industrial Union in Murikka-opisto, gathered 19 active participants.
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Summer means summer holiday

Summer is here. And, hopefully, summer holidays, too. If employed, the Finnish Annual Holidays Act says that you have the right to a paid annual holiday.
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Personal tax number ID tag soon mandatory at shipyards

From the beginning of July this year, everyone working in the shipbuilding industry needs a personal tax number ID card.
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Agreement negotiations mostly complete

All national collective agreements of the Industrial Union have now been drawn up.
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Fighting against migrant worker exploitation

As the number of foreigners has until recent years been relatively low, Finland has been slow to wake up and understand the exploitation mechanisms of foreign workers.
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Average pay rise for this year is 2 per cent

The line of the Industrial Union is clear: all members must get collective agreement level terms of work in spite of the size of the company.
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Collective bargaining is alive and kicking

In the last few years we have witnessed major changes in Finnish labour market relations. The Industrial Union has vowed not to let any member stand alone.
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Union´s new regional centres begin their work

New times demand new measures: the Industrial Union will undergo some reorganisation from the beginning of the year 2022.

Membership dues go down to one per cent


New merged unemployment fund requires no action from members


Time to act for occupational safety


Accidents at work: what to do?


Fighting wage dumping with collective agreements