Federation of Agricultural Employers MTA

  • Main activities
    • lobbying for emloyers’ interests on labour market
    • service for member employers in matters of employment

  • Founded in 1945 by national farmers’ organisations
  • 1 300 member employers

  • Member branches:
    • Agriculture
      • agricultural production and enterprises connecting to private farms
      • farm tourism
      • riding and trot stables
      • pisciculture
    • Horticulture
      • greenhouse production
      • garden centres
    • Landscape gardening
      • green area construction and maintenance
    • Fur farming
      • fur farms
      • fur feed enterprises
    • Forestry
      • private forest owners as employers

  • Collective agreements with Woodworkers’ Union for above mentioned branches

  • The actual collective agreements for period 1st February 2017 – 31st January 2018

  • Member of Geopa/Copa (Agricultural Employers in Europe)

  • Office in Helsinki with four persons
    • Managing director Veli-Matti Rekola
    • Legal advisor Kristel Nybondas
    • Legal advisor Marjatta Sidarous
    • Office secretary Christel Wakkinen