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Seasonal work made less attractive

Unemployment security will undergo several changes this year. Unfortunately, not for the better, as the Orpo-Purra right-wing Government is determined to cut benefits.
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Who suffers from the cuts?

The new Finnish right-wing Government’s austerity measures are designed to make life more difficult for those who have become unemployed or being laid off temporarily.
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Harsh plans aimed at immigrants

The Government Programme lists several pages of measures that would negatively affect foreign born people living in Finland or planning to move here.
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Cherry-picking labour laws

The new Finnish right-wing Government plans radical changes to labour legislation. Their grand plan is clearly designed to tip the balance of power in workplaces.
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We have the right to strike

The right to strike is one of the most crucial instruments in the trade union movement’s toolbox. It is the last resort for wage and salary earners.
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Decent work for everyone

Solidarity is an important part of the DNA of the trade union movement. Not only for members in their own countries, but also for the poor and exploited people around the world.
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Congress delegates: Union must be strong and transparent

A total of 442 delegates joined the Industrial Union Congress. They adopted the Union strategy, amended statutes and elected the new Union leadership for the next few years.
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Many topics to discuss in the Congress

The Union Congress May 22–24 is the place to discuss and decide on the union policy and action plan. All 442 delegates were elected by union members' votes.
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Introducing the Hermes app – a new advocacy tool

Built as a tool for seasonal workers, the Hermes mobile application is being developed into a multilingual advocacy tool for all sectors represented by the Industrial Union.
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Two Industrial Union MPs

In the parliamentary elections 2 April two MPs with a background in the Industrial Union were elected into the Finnish Parliament.

Union elections made the union stronger


1,517 candidates to choose from


Time of pay deals


Crucial elections


“I want to believe in peace in 2023”