Netherlands - Collective agreement applies to Polish and Moldavian workers IKEA subcontractor - August 31, 2018

IKEA contracts Brinkman to transport some of its goods, who in turn subcontract much of these transport operations to sister-companies based in Eastern Europe. These companies in the East employ drivers on Eastern European contracts, despite working continuously in Western Europe. Trade union FNV went to court to appeal the case and the court ruled that the Dutch salaries in the collective bargaining agreement (CBA) also apply to subcontracted workers from Poland and Moldova.

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For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers or Sanne van der Gaag, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Willy De Backer © ETUI


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