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.
20.6.2022Trade 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.
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.
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.
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!
13.5.2022Main municipal agreement still being applied, period of notice of termination is six months
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.
13.5.2022Star of the Olympics and African champion – JHL’s new member Ayisat Yusuf-Aromire rose to the top of football, although she wasn’t allowed to play the sport
Sports instructor Ayisat Yusuf-Aromire became a star in her native country Nigeria. Football is still her passion with which she promotes the equality of girls and women. She joined JHL for a surprising reason. Motiivi magazine’s series of articles about new members continues.
The brand-new introduction guidebook in plain Finnish is meant to assist textile care workplaces with guiding new employees in the early stages of their work.
10.5.2022Recent survey: Significant change in Finnish people’s attitudes towards immigrants – two out of three want more labour immigrants
According to a recent survey by Trade Union JHL, Finnish people have an even more tolerant attitude towards labour immigration if the immigrants’ terms and conditions of employment are like those of Finnish people. Two out of three respondents (67%) are of the opinion that Finland needs more labour immigrants. Kantar-TNS conducted the survey by commission of JHL, over 1,000 people replied to it.
If anything concerns you about a summer job, don’t hesitate to contact Summer Job Helpline, a shared advisory service provided by central organisations SAK, Akava and STTK. The service will give urgently needed advice throughout the whole summer.
4.5.2022Second 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!
29.4.2022Private social sector heading towards period without agreement – this week’s negotiations yielded no result
This week, the sector’s new terms and conditions of employment were worked on in three meetings. At the end of April, the private social services sector’s collective agreement will cease to be valid.
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?