JHL keeps directly in touch with municipal and national decision makers. The trade union participates in the preparation of legislation and reforms. It also brings its members’ viewpoints to authorities doing preparatory work, and to public debate.
(Heikki Jokinen 2.2.2018) Finland needs a clear action programme and proper financing in order for it to promote equal pay, says JHL, the Trade Union for the Public and Welfare Sectors. It would also be good to consider promoting equal pay by legislation, following Iceland’s example.