A long wait is over in the private social services sector. The sector's new collective agreement has now been approved. As all negotiation parties finally approved the new terms and conditions of employment on Thursday 30 June, a negotiation battle that was fought over four months is over.
Negotiations on the private health services sector’s new collective agreement are now complete. The agreement will now be submitted for approval of the negotiation parties.
On Monday 27 June, Trade Union JHL's Union Council approved the negotiation result concerning the private social services sector’s new terms and conditions of employment. The ban on overtime and shift swaps will end on Tuesday 28 June 2022 at 12.01 am.
A usage interruption in JHL's electronic services will start on Tuesday 28 June at 3 pm. The interruption will last until around 9 pm. The following services will then be out of use: myJHL, myCourses, omaYhdistys, pages for members and active members at jhl.fi, and the electronic membership form.
This summer, Trade Union JHL is again participating in 4H organisation's Taimiteko – Seedling Action together with central organisation SAK’s member unions. Thanks to the cooperation, young people can have an interesting summer job that also enables them to do good. Furthermore, this helps the environment!
Negotiations on the private social services sector’s new collective agreement are finally complete. The agreement will now be submitted for approval of the negotiation parties.
Trade Union JHL is at your service also during summer holidays. The telephone services of Membership Service and Employment Advice are open from Monday to Friday before noon. Also the Public and Welfare Sectors’ Unemployment Fund will be open the whole summer.
20.6.2022PM Sanna Marin visited JHL’s Union Council meeting: “The difficult labour market negotiations have made me long for national income policy agreements”
Prime Minister Sanna Marin praised JHL for its solution-centric mentality during the municipal sector’s agreement negotiations. Because of the lengthened negotiations and the increasing difficulties experienced during them, she would be delighted for a re-introduction of national income policy agreements.
20.6.2022Trade Union JHL has given a service promise to its members: We are easily accessible and make a difference in working life
We want to provide even better service to our members. It’s easy to take care of things with us, and we finish what we start.
The Trade Union for the Public and Welfare Sectors JHL is declaring a ban on overtime and shift swaps for the private social services sector. The ban will start on Tuesday 21 June 2022, it will be in place until further notice. With the ban, JHL wishes to speed up the stuck collective agreement negotiations.
19.6.2022JHL’s website will be updated on Monday 20 June, possible usage interruption on the website early in the morning
Trade Union JHL’s website may be momentarily out of use on Monday 20 June. This is caused by a technical update of the website.
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.
In the wake of the municipal sector’s agreement, the negotiations on Avainta’s collective agreement AVAINTES are now complete. The agreement includes, say, pay raises for the first two years, the changes required by the family leave reform, and a long-awaited change to annual holiday tables as line B is removed from use. Read about what the agreement includes.
Trade Union JHL's new Union Council selected a new chairperson trio in its assembly meeting in Helsinki on Tuesday 7 June.
16.6.2022Päivi Niemi-Laine continues as president of Trade Union JHL, Håkan Ekström and Saila Ruuth were selected as chief executive officers
The 120 representatives of Trade Union JHL's Union Council selected a president and two chief executive officers for the union.
16.6.2022Assembly meeting of Trade Union JHL’s Union Council: JHL should provide Finland’s most effective protection of interests
Eija Paananen continues as Union Council chair. She encourages the representatives to look towards the future despite difficult times. The representatives should have the strength, boldness and integrity to start tackling the members’ shared goals.
15.6.2022Negotiation result for Avainta
Negotiations on the new AVAINTES collective agreement have ended. The agreement has to be approved by the negotiation parties' executive bodies.
13.6.2022JHL:s new strategy: Most effective, caring and strong trade union where members matter most
A few days ago, Trade Union JHL’s Union Council approved a strategy that will steer the union’s operations during the coming years. Our central goal is to improve our members’ livelihood, terms and conditions of employment, and position in the labour market. JHL wants to be the most effective, caring and strong trade union.
Tuesday 15 June is international cleaners’ rights day, which is when trade union actives around the world campaign for appreciation for the cleaning sector. We will then throw a big event on Narinkka Square in Helsinki.
9.6.2022New terms and conditions of employment for municipal sector have been confirmed – first pay raises already in June
On 8 June, Trade Union JHL’s approval confirmed the municipal sector’s terms and conditions of employment for 2022−2025. The terms and conditions of employment approved by JHL, Jyty, Juko and Local Government and County Employers KT apply to all municipal collective agreements, including the health and social services sector agreement (SOTE).
Trade unions JHL and Jyty, JUKO and KT have reached a negotiation result for the municipal sector on 6 June.
Both agreement parties – employee party JHL and employer party Heta (Union of the Employers of Personal Assistants in Finland) have in their executive bodies approved the new one-year collective agreement. The pay raises will be paid on 1 August 2022.
30.5.2022The 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.
Our group is now even stronger than before: During the beginning of the year, we’ve attracted a record number of new JHL members. You too should join already today!