Netherlands -Collective agreement for local civil servants finalised -April 21, 2012

The employers’ organisation VNG and the Dutch public service unions have concluded a new collective agreement for local civil servants (180,000 workers). It took months of negotiations after the old agreement expired (in June 2011). The contract foresees a retroactive pay increase of 1% on 1 January 2012 and the same increase on 1 April 2012. In August 2012 there will be a one-off cash payment (€400 for the lowest wage scales, €200 for the higher scales). Agreed is to invest in training and employability; as of 2013 every worker will receive a personal career budget of €500. The agreement expires on 31 December 2012.

English: http://www.eurofound.europa.eu/eiro/2007/05/articles/nl0705019i.htm

Dutch: http://www.gemeente.nu/web/Bestuurszaken/Personeelszaken-Artikel/56023 ...
http://www.abvakabofnv.nl/nieuws/nieuws/principeakkoord-cao-gemeenten-nullijn-doorbroken http://www.mijnvakbond.nl/Overheid-nieuws-Principeakkoord-CAO-Gemeenten?referrer=632

 

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