Public Sector Union JAU (JHL and Jyty) and JUKO will return to the negotiation table in the municipal sector together with Local Government and County Employers KT to review the health and social services sector agreement (SOTE agreement) in particular.
JHL members do not participate in Tehy and SuPer’s strikes, municipal sector’s terms and conditions of employment were agreed in June
Members of Trade Union JHL are not involved in the means of exerting pressure that Tehy and SuPer are executing around Finland. JHL reached an agreement on the municipal sector's terms and conditions of employment already in June. The agreements also apply to the health and social services sector.
OAJ and JHL are organising a demonstration to demand that Helsinki’s salary payment mess is cleaned up – “This is an emergency”
For months now, the City of Helsinki has had problems with salary payment. However, there are still no solutions, and nobody is taking responsibility. The due date for solutions and paying compensation for the damages incurred is now, as trade unions OAJ and JHL will remind in their demonstration today.
Trade Union JHL is happy with the new municipal collective agreement and five-year pay regime that were achieved last June. An agreement has also been reached on the health and social services sector agreement. A five-year pay regime is also a part of that entirety. During this autumn, the agreement parties will negotiate on targeting the first arrangement instalment exceeding the general line.
Lately, there have been disruptions in City of Helsinki’s salary payments. As a result, there have been long delays of up to several weeks in payment transactions. President of the Trade Union for the Public and Welfare Sectors JHL, Päivi Niemi-Laine, feels that the situation is unreasonable and encourages the city to comply with statutory employer obligations immediately.
Trade unions JHL and Jyty, JUKO and KT have reached a negotiation result for the municipal sector on 6 June.
The stuck municipal negotiations are costing hundreds of euros to employees – JHL demands speedy pay raises
Employees are losing hundreds of euros because the municipal negotiations are stuck. Trade Union JHL demands a speedy solution to the situation. The union is also prepared to exert more pressure.
On Wednesday 11 May, the Negotiation Organisation for Public Sector Professionals (JUKO) terminated the main municipal agreement. The agreement’s period of notice of termination is six months. During this period, the main agreement is complied with and applied in its entirety. The rules apply to all agreement parties.
Second time’s the charm: On Friday 6 May, we will again demonstrate for municipal sector’s salaries – come join us!
Join us on Friday 6 May. We will again be demonstrating in Helsinki for municipal sector’s pay raises. The star professionals of municipalities keep Finland rolling, everyone deserves a pay raise!
Ever since a conciliation board was established to solve the municipal sector's labour dispute, it has been expected to give a conciliation proposal quickly. However, a proposal has not been given, and there is little to suggest that such a proposal will be given during the coming days either. What has happened thus far and what is about to happen?
Historically extensive strike warning for municipal sector: If no agreement is reached, ten cities will go on strike at the beginning of May
Trade Union JHL, Trade Union Jyty and Juko have filed a one-week strike warning for 3-9 May. The strike applies to ten cities. If no agreement is reached in the municipal sector’s labour dispute, the strike will begin.
Minister of Employment Tuula Haatainen postponed the Helsinki Metropolitan Region strike by two weeks – JHL still ready to defend its objectives by exerting various kinds of pressure
By request of the National Conciliator, Minister of Employment Tuula Haatainen has postponed the Helsinki Metropolitan Region strike declared by JUKO and JAU (JHL and Jyty) by two weeks. The new period for the strike concerning the cities of Helsinki, Vantaa, Espoo and Kauniainen is 3-9 May, unless a solution is found in the municipal sector’s labour dispute before that.
Conciliation board to start solving municipal sector’s labour dispute – JHL’s Niemi-Laine: The situation is extremely difficult
The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finland has established a conciliation board to solve the municipal sector’s labour dispute. National Conciliator Vuokko Piekkala proposed the establishment of the board.
Trade Union JHL has received an encouraging message of solidarity from the European Federation EPSU. The message offers encouragement for continuing the industrial actions in order to achieve pay raises in the municipal sector.
Yesterday, Wednesday 30 March, Trade Union JHL’s Union Council unanimously rejected the conciliation proposal given by National Conciliator Vuokko Piekkala on the municipal sector’s labour dispute. According to the Union Council, the proposal was completely insufficient.