Netherlands - Strike action at Shell ends - January 01, 2017

Trade union FNV has called off a strike at Shell's Pernis oil refinery even though it has rejected a pay proposal from the oil company. The strike started on 9 December because of a pay dispute between Shell and the FNV and CNV unions. The CNV union has accepted the pay offer for workers at the refinery and neighbouring petrochemical plant. The FNV had asked for a 1.5% increase in 2016 and 1.75% in 2017.

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