Netherlands -Police unions announce more actions against pay freeze -April 28, 2012

Police unions announced further actions after Parliament approved a pay freeze for two years. Union representatives stated that the freeze in salaries is unacceptable because other civil servants do receive pay increases of 2%. Following previous public-friendly actions involving closing police stations and stopping to write out small fines, the unions now announced larger scale actions and warned that events requiring a large police presence might be endangered.

English: http://www.dutchnews.nl/news/archives/2012/04/police_unions_to_step_up ...
http://www.rnw.nl/english/bulletin/police-unions-meet-minister-over-pay-row

 

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