Collective labour agreements that support the forest industry’s competitiveness

The Finnish Forest Industries Federation’s member companies employ 42,000 workers and administrative staff in Finland. Their working conditions are determined by collective agreements that the Finnish Forest Industries Federation negotiates with workers’ organisations.

The Finnish Forest Industries Federation guides and trains member companies in the application of agreements and labour legislation. Furthermore, the Finnish Forest Industries Federation assists member companies with employment issues and conveys information about the labour markets in Finland and abroad. The Federation also supports companies’ profit development.The Finnish Forest Industries Federation negotiates eight collective agreements:

Forestry workers
Forestry experts
Workers in the paper industry
Salaried employees in the paper industry
Electricians in the paper industry
Workers in the mechanical forest industry
Salaried employees in the mechanical forest industry
Professional and managerial employees

The Finnish Forest Industries Federation has eight negotiation partners:

Finnish Paper Workers’ Union
Finnish Wood and Allied Workers’ Union
Finnish Union of Salaried Employees
Finnish Forestry Experts’ Association
Finnish Electrical Workers’ Union
Finnish Metalworkers’ Union
Finnish Engineers’ Association
Finnish Delegation of Professional and Managerial Employees