Tag: Work

  • In Tampere, the population grew by almost 5,000 in 2022

    The positive development is due to the benefits obtained from internal migration and immigration, as the number of births fell below the number of deaths for the first time in 30 years. The city of Tampere has drawn up a demographic plan that reflects its expected and desired population development until 2040. Ahlgrén-Holappa said the […]

  • Efling members accepted the call to strike

    Efling members, who work in seven hotels in Reykjavík, accepted the union’s call for a strike. Voting ended at eight o’clock in the evening. Sólveig Anna Jónsdóttir, president of Efling, said that almost 66% voted for the strike proposal (124 people), 31% rejected it (58 people) and 7 people cast a blank vote. Only employees […]

  • The Climate Fund invests EUR 10 million in Norsepower to accelerate the reduction of emissions in the shipping industry

    Emissions from shipping are predicted to increase without additional measures, so the development and scale of solutions that reduce emissions in the shipping industry is crucial. Norsepower reduces emissions by providing ships with wind power with the company’s own rotor sail. Depending on the wind conditions, Norsepower’s product can reduce the ship’s fuel consumption by […]

  • The war in Ukraine had a large impact on immigration to Finland

    “Russia’s attack on Ukraine affected immigration to Finland in many ways. In addition to temporary protection, its effect was seen, for example, in the number of experts and seasonal workers,” said the CEO. Ilkka Haahtela. Temporary protection mechanism activated for the first time Finland grants temporary protection to those fleeing Ukraine as a result of […]

  • Jokeri Light Rail test runs start in Espoo – stops at metro and railway stations

    In Leppävaara, you can easily get to the railway track and its future extension to the City Rail Link and the long-distance train network by express tram. Leppävaara is a commercially attractive area and thanks to the new light rail, its services are even easier to reach. In Otaniemi and Keilaniemi, the Jokeri tram stops […]

  • Haavisto: Finland and Sweden continue their journey to NATO

    Last week, Turkey broke off tripartite talks on Finland’s and Sweden’s membership applications in response to the burning of a Koran outside its embassy in Stockholm. Rasmus Paluda, a Danish-Swedish far-right decision-maker. Helsingin sanomat newspaper was revealed Last week, the decision-maker received support for his protest Chang Fricka Swedish journalist who has collaborated with an […]

  • Jack Ma – the billionaire who flew too close to the sun

    On November 11, 2020, the Chinese e-commerce giant strikes Alibaba’s annual shopping holiday Singles Day a dizzying sales record. Company founder Jack Ma has become synonymous with success in China. He is a world celebrity who thrives in the limelight, accustomed to shaking hands with presidents and swarming with Hollywood stars. But when Alibaba’s customers […]

  • The Helsinki court convicted two journalists of revealing national secrets

    Tuomo Pietiläinenthe reporter who was primarily responsible for the story was fined 50 days. Laura Halminenanother reporter mentioned in the byline, was not convicted because of his lesser role. “The other journalist had a clearly smaller role than his colleague and had sought to ensure that the publication was legal. The district court refrained from […]

  • Iceland on Iain’s list of favorite travel destinations

    Iain Glen gave mbl.is an interview via video call and was asked what his favorite country was, without hesitation he replied – “Iceland!”. Glen also says he appreciates the privilege of traveling and seeing the world through his job. “Traveling is eye-opening, but I often visit countries in a different way than a tourist because […]

  • DNA accelerates the circular economy of smartphones by opening the Vaihtakapula online store

    DNA’s Vaihtohyvitys exchange service is also constantly being developed, listening to customers’ wishes. With the now opened Vaihtakapula online store, DNA will also start selling used phones. The address of the new online store is vahtokapula.fi. Electronic waste is the world’s largest growing waste stream. In addition, cell phones contain a lot of valuable precious […]

  • The state mediator is looking for a solution

    The collective agreement between Efling and SA expired on November 1, 2022. So far, no agreement has been reached on a new agreement. The dispute between the trade union Efling and the Confederation of Employers SA means that the members of the trade union Efling have not received a pay increase. Most of the remaining […]

  • Magdalena Andersson (S): The government has gone further than the agreement with Turkey requires

    Social Democrats party leader Magdalena Andersson is interviewed about the NATO process, what the Social Democrats want with nuclear power and what she wants to do in the meantime in opposition. This week, Turkish President Erdoğan said that Sweden should not expect Turkey’s support with the NATO application, after first a doll representing Erdoğan was […]

  • Police safety vs tasers

    The Minister of Justice intends to introduce stun guns to the police, which are intended to increase the safety of police officers. The news causes a great stir among the public as well as in the parliament. However, the Police Association welcomed it. Meanwhile, in the pages of Vísir, there was an article about stun […]

  • Caroline Farberger – finally living as who she is

    She lived at a furious pace and reached the top echelons of business. Degree from both Chalmers and the Gothenburg School of Economics, course test at the cadet school and managerial career. But all the time there was a friction there inside her, ever since childhood. Something she didn’t want to admit, least of all […]

  • Explanation: The financial situation of service sector workers deteriorated significantly

    According to PAM’s chief economist, the situation is worse than at the beginning of the Covid crisis.

  • Cancer cells can change their size to survive drugs, research reveals

    Researchers believe that smaller cells may be more vulnerable to DNA-damaging agents such as chemotherapy combined with targeted drugs, while larger cancer cells may respond better to immunotherapy. The study was published in the journal Science Advances. It combined innovative high-performance image analysis with the study of DNA and proteins to study the size control […]

  • Traffic pollution affects brain function: Research

    “For many decades, researchers believed that the brain could be protected from the harmful effects of air pollution,” said senior researcher Dr. Chris Carlsten, professor and director of respiratory medicine and Canada Research Director for Occupational and Environmental Lung Diseases at UBC. “This study, which is the first of its kind in the world, provides […]

  • YLE: The President’s Office rejected the proposal to become the Prime Minister’s security policy advisor

    The current system is estimated to work well, and it is based on a clear division of work and responsibilities and smooth and reliable cooperation with the Ministry of Defense and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. “Therefore, the agency does not consider it necessary or appropriate to establish a new unit in the prime minister’s […]