Trade Union News from Finland
Updates of Trade Union Union News from Finland from 1997 to 28 May 2013 are published on Juhani Artto’s web site.
JHL (19.12.2016 - Heikki Jokinen) The Trade Union for the Public and Welfare Sectors JHL prefers to invest in companies with as small a carbon footprint as possible. But the Union is also looking for a relatively good and secure return on investment.
Over the years JHL has accumulated major assets in terms of investments. The amount now totals 170 million euro, which works out at about 800 euro per member.
It is necessary for a trade union to have some assets in case of possible industrial actions. If a Union is not able to support its striking members, this makes its position weaker at the collective bargaining negotiation table.
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