Industrial action set for 6 April 2018 cancelled in international transport

Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment
Publication date 28.3.2018 21.54 | Published in English on 29.3.2018 at 14.27
News item

The Finnish Ships’ Officers’ Union and the Finnish Shipowners' Association have accepted the agreement reached in their negotiations.

As a result, the industrial action by deck officers planned for 6 April 2018 in international transport has been cancelled.

The labour dispute was mediated by National Conciliator Minna Helle. The parties to the dispute reached an agreement in their mediation negotiations on Monday 26 March 2018, and no settlement proposal was necessary. The boards of both parties have accepted the negotiation result, and all industrial action has been cancelled.

The new collective agreement will be in force until 28 February 2019. More information on the content of the agreement will be published by the parties.