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Power companies say paper sector union dispute with UPM threatens energy supply

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Power companies say paper sector union dispute with UPM threatens energy supply

December 31, 2021 - 16:19
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HELSINKI, Dec. 31, 2021 (YLE) -Several local communities are bracing for interruptions to district heating as forest products company UPM and the Paperworkers' Union have failed to solve disputes over pay and conditions.

Three energy companies are calling on the Paperworkers' Union, which represents workers in the paper industry, and forest products giant UPM to resolve their dispute to avoid disruptions to district heating.

The Paperworkers' Union is set to start a strike at UPM plants on 1 January, threatening the district heating supply in many places.

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