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Trade unions hold secret talks over new central organisation

The Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions (SAK), the Finnish Confederation of Salaried Employees (STTK) and a number of other trade unions are contemplating the establishment of a new common central organisation, Ilta-Sanomat reported on Monday. The alternatives under consideration are believed to be the consolidation of the current central organisations or the consolidation of several high-powered trade unions into a new organisation larger than SAK.

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25.11.2014 9:11

There are currently three central organisations of trade unions in Finland: SAK, STTK and the Confederation of Unions for Professional and Managerial Staff in Finland (Akava).

Information obtained by Helsingin Sanomat indicates that the issue was discussed in a secret meeting of labour market representatives in Hotel Torni in downtown Helsinki on Monday. The information is based on interviews with several, independent sources.

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