Netherlands -Police workers picket line near the parliament -May 21, 2015

Police officers protest asking a 3% pay increase.

The police workers trade unions organised a noisy protest with sirens, horns and drums near the Binnenhof (the premises of parliament and government). The unions hope to put pressure on the cabinet and parliament to make more money available for a better collective agreement. Police officers are asking a 3% pay increase.    


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