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.
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.
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 Union JHL's new Union Council selected a new chairperson trio in its assembly meeting in Helsinki on Tuesday 7 June.
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.
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!
13.5.2022Star 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.
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.
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?
The results of JHL’s elections have now been confirmed. The new Union Council will start its five-year term of office in June.
14.4.2022Historically 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.
12.4.2022As of 18 April, ban on overtime and shift swaps will continue until further notice in municipal sector
Trade Union for the Public and Welfare Sectors JHL, Trade Union Jyty and JUKO are declaring a ban on overtime and shift swaps for the municipal sector, in force until further notice, as of 18 April.
On Monday 4 April at 12 pm, trade unions JHL, OAJ and Jyty filed a strike warning concerning the private teaching sector with the National Conciliator and Finnish Education Employers. The strike will begin on 19 April, and it will last one week in 15 private schools in Helsinki, unless an agreement is reached before that.
8.4.2022A historical surge of members! At the beginning of the year, Trade Union JHL has attracted a record number of new members
Already during the beginning of the year, JHL has received close to 4,500 new employee members. Most of those who have joined work as children’s nurses within early childhood education and care. If you’re not yet a JHL member, join already today!
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.
31.3.2022Join us on Senate Square next Tuesday! Come say you want the municipal sector’s pay gap to be fixed now
On Tuesday 5 April, in Helsinki on Senate Square, we'll say out loud that it’s time to lift the municipal sector out of the pay gap. There will be community spirit, two prominent musicians, and you and as many of your friends as possible!
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.
29.3.2022Fourth ban on overtime and shift swaps for the municipal sector – JHL member, here’s what you should do
Trade Union JHL has declared a third ban on overtime and shift swaps for the municipal sector. The ban will start on 18 April 2022 at 12.01 am. The purpose of the measure is to speed up the municipal sector’s collective agreement negotiations that are still stuck. See here for instructions on what to do.
29.3.2022JHL, Jyty and JUKO: Ban on overtime and shift swaps to be re-introduced in the municipal sector
The main negotiation organisations of the municipal sector, JAU (comprised of JHL and Jyty) and JUKO, are declaring a third week-long ban on overtime and shift swaps.
22.3.2022Against racism and discrimination
This week, JHL’s immigrant project is participating in a campaign against racism and discrimination. We asked our members about the subject and what help they wanted in the face of racism and discrimination.
21.3.2022JHL, Jyty and JUKO: Fourth strike warning extends the municipal sector’s strikes to Helsinki Metropolitan Region – extensive threat of strike used as method for speeding up negotiations
The municipal sector’s main negotiation organisations representing employees, JUKO (comprised of JHL and Jyty) and JAU, have filed a strike warning concerning the cities of Helsinki, Vantaa, Espoo and Kauniainen to Local Government and County Employers KT, employers’ association Avaintyönantajat Avainta, and to the National Conciliator Vuokko Piekkala.