TEHY and local authorities accept pay deal to avert mass resignations by nurses

Nursing staff to receive 22-28% wage increases over four years.
Helsingin Sanomat, November 20, 2007 On Monday afternoon, the council
of Finland's Union of Health and Social Care Professionals (TEHY)
unanimously approved a settlement proposal put forward by the mediation
board set up to resolve the labour conflict, in which over 12,000
nurses had threatened to resign en masse on Monday night. The decision
thus averts a situation that had caused alarm and fears that the
country's health service would be more or less paralysed. ... TEHY