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YTN’s operation

The decision-making power of YTN belongs to YTN’s meeting, and YTN’s Executive Board acts as the executive body. YTN unions will appoint their own representatives for them. YTN’s rules

The Steering Committee and the Coordination Group (KRD) are the preparatory bodies of the Executive Board.

The preparatory groups are expert groups in different fields consisting of the representatives of the YTN unions.

The duties of the background group are to function as the expert group in issues concerning its own field. The group consists of shop stewards, contact persons and other active people in the field.

The company level trustees are staff associations, shop stewards, occupational safety representatives and individual members.

The Federation of Professional and Managerial Staff YTN is Akava’s private sector negotiations organisation. YTN is responsible for the contractual work of senior salaried employees in the industry as well as trade and service fields.

At workplaces, the shop stewards (elected representatives, YTN contact person) negotiate the benefits of senior salaried employees. The network of shop stewards and staff associations efficiently cover all fields in the industry and service sectors.

More information on the Finnish labour market system and negotiation system as well as working life rules are available on the service in Finnish, Swedish and English:

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