Netherlands -Collective agreement concluded for hotel, restaurant and pubs -September 01, 2012

In an effort to make the sector more attractive for youngsters a substantial increase of wages was agreed in collective agreement that was negotiated between the trade unions and the employers’ organisation in hotels, restaurant and pubs (KHN). For starting employees the increase is 6.4%. All wages increase as of 1 October 2012 and 1 July 2013 with 0.75%. Hotel workers receive a night work bonus of 10% per 1 April 2013. The agreement, applicable to 300,000 workers, has a duration from 1 August 2012 till 31 December 2013.

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