Netherlands -Police unions suspend industrial action -May 15, 2012

Police unions had planned further actions after Parliament approved a pay freeze for two years. Union representatives called the freeze in salaries 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 announced larger scale actions and warned that events requiring a large police presence might be endangered. After the justice ministry agreed to return to the negotiating table the actions were suspended.

English: http://www.rnw.nl/english/bulletin/police-unions-suspend-collective-action

http://www.dutchnews.nl/news/archives/2012/04/police_unions_to_step_up_pay_c.php

 

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