Netherlands -Pay deal at University Medical Centres -July 05, 2013

A renewed collective agreement covering the University Medical Centres (67,000 workers) has been reached. Under the agreement, workers will receive a 1% wage increase in October and another 1% in August 2014, plus a one-off payment of €500. Youth pay rates will be brought up to the general wage level and personal development budgets will be increased and these funds can also be allocated for extra holidays. The agreement will run for two years.


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