Netherlands -Collective bargaining target for next year is 3% pay increase -September 14, 2015

Trade union FNV has formulated the demands for the upcoming 2016 collective bargaining campaign. The FNV focus for the coming year’s pay talks will be a 3% pay rise. The union wants to expand negotiations to include freelancers and payroll staff. The union stated that, even though the economy is picking up, employers are investing less of their profits in staff and improving the quality of work.


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