Trade Union News from Finland

| Start | Archive | Newsletter | Links | Publisher | About | Copyright


valikko


JUHANI ARTTO
HOMEPAGE 2013

HAKU / SEARCH

GALLERIA / GALLERY

TRADE UNION NEWS
FROM FINLAND 1997-2013

AY-UUTISET
MAAILMALTA 1999-2013

KOHTI KUMPPANUUTTA
- KUINKA SUOMI
OPPI TEKEMÄÄN
KEHITYSYHTEISTYÖTÄ
1965-2005

KAIKKI PELISSÄ -
SÄHKÖISET LISÄSIVUT

EVERYTHING AT STAKE - SAFEGUARDING INTERESTS IN A WORLD WITHOUT FRONTIERS

MEDIALINNAKKEET

BOLIVIA

HAITI

MUUT JUTUT
OTHER STORIES

INTERNET -
TIEDONHAUN OPAS 2.0

SUITSAIT

MUILLA SAITEILLA
ON OTHER SITES

LINKIT / LINKS

JULKAISIJA / PUBLISHER

© JUHANI ARTTO
1997-2013

Trade Union News from Finland

STTK's President urges more cooperation
between European trade unions


Helsinki (30.11.2012 - Juhani Artto) European trade unions should engage in even closer cooperation especially now when there are serious political tensions in the EU, says Mikko Mäenpää, the President of the Finnish Confederation of Professionals STTK. He spoke on Wednesday in Lisbon at a conference where Portuguese and Nordic labour market models were compared.

Cuts in wages and social security in one member state inevitably puts  pressure - sooner or later - on other member states to follow suit and implement similar cuts, he argued. Moreover, closer cooperation between European unions is essential if the trade union movement hopes to have any influence with the European Commission in regard to safety and health matters among other things. Mäenpää criticized the Commission's work programme for the coming year for ignoring the EU’s Strategy on Safety and Health at Work.

Read more: