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Finnish communists slam govt. proposal for increased military spending on fighter planes

Finland’s Ministry of Finance has proposed increased military expenditure in its 2021 budget for the procurement of new multipurpose fighter planes to replace the currently used Hornet fleet

Finnish communist youth slam proposal to remove friendship memorials 

A Conservative MP in Finland has proposed the removal of the Hakaniemi World Peace Statue in Helsinki and the Friendship of Peoples Monument in Itäkeskus, both symbolic of friendship with the people of Russia

Finnish paper workers end strike after winning pay rise

A 3.3% increase in the salaries of the paper workers over a 25- month period has been agreed upon.

The Communist Party of Finland (SKP) is ought to organize an International Seminar on Shorter Working Hours in Helsinki in March 2020. Finnish working class demands salary hike, shorter working hours

The demand has resurfaced ahead of the fresh negotiations with the employers for new collective agreements

Finland postal workers Postal workers’ strike ends in Finland

The workers were protesting the management’s bid to force some of their colleagues into a new collective bargaining agreement which is likely to be followed by pay cuts

Helsinki Pride 2019 Week-long Finnish pride celebration culminates in massive parade

The pride parade in Helsinki on Saturday was attended by Finnish prime minister Antti Rinne and the first female Finnish bishop, Irja Askola

Daycare workers - Finland Finnish activist groups intensify campaign for better wages for daycare workers

The citizens’ group, Ei enää leikkirahaa (No more play money), is organizing a campaign, demanding an increase in salaries. A proposal to modify the teacher to children ratio is also being pushed through a constitutional provision for direct democracy

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