The agreement is between WFP for workers and the Finnish Trade Association for Employers. The terms and conditions of the collective agreement must apply to all employees in the industry, whether they are unionized or not. The system works as long as the number of members is large enough. Changes to the texts will come into effect on 1.4.2020, unless otherwise stated. Changes to the Trade Collective Agreement The trade collective agreement applies to businesses active in retail, wholesale, agency, kiosk, gas station, retail and assistance, or machinery leasing. The agreement applies to workers covered by the Working Time Act. General collective agreement for universities February 1, 2018-December 31, 2018 Collective agreements are one of the most important benefits of unions. Collective agreements have improved many legal conditions that affect the status of workers. The new collective agreement for the period 1.2.2020 – 31.1.2022 General collective agreement for higher education institutions 1 April 2020-31 March 2022 – Wage scales 1.8.2020 and 1.6.2021 What is new compared to the previous agreement? The industrial workers` collective agreement sets minimum working conditions in the retail sector, such as pay, work allowances, hours of work and leave. For example, wages should not be covered by the minimum wages negotiated by WFP in the collective agreement. It is worth keeping in mind that it is not possible to enter into an individual employment contract on lower terms than those agreed in the collective agreement.
Workers are not required to participate in collective bargaining because negotiations are conducted by the union and the employers` organization. Wage scales are part of collective agreements. See the collective agreement for your own sector. WFP`s main task is to negotiate collective agreements for the private services sector. Collective agreements set minimum conditions of employment such as pay, working time, sick pay and leave pay. They set the minimum conditions that each employer must at least apply to all its employees. In the collective agreement, companies with federal companies or more than 800 employees were negotiated through a store host organization to increase local interaction. The collective agreement sets out a minimum of issues to be considered. Bargaining Parties Service United WFP and the Finnish Trade Association`s Agreement Period: 1.2.2020-31.1.2022 Collective Agreement for the Industrial Sector of 1st February 2018 to January 31, 2020 As well as the collective agreement entered into the collective agreement includes the collective agreement protocol for IT employees (hereafter the collective agreement protocol for IT employees) , the collective agreement protocol for Hankkija-Maatal employees, the collective agreement of warehouse and transportation supervisors and the collective agreement of retail supervisory authorities. Finnish legislation does not impose a minimum wage. Minimum wages are set in sectoral collective agreements. In addition, collective agreements are used to reconcile, for example, the reasons for employment policy, wage increases and rules for hours of work, overtime, weekend holidays and evening and weekend work.
The general application of the collective agreement may be lost. The alternative is a normally binding collective agreement that binds only the contracting parties.