Netherlands - Union settles lawsuit for temporary workers - June 30, 2018

An agreement was reached between trade union FNV and the temporary employment agency In Person on the equal pay of over 400 parcel sorters. The parcel sorters were temporary agency workers who worked for PostNL, a mail and parcel solutions firm. The more than 400 temporary agency workers will be paid by 1 July 2018, according to the PostNL collective labour agreement. In December 2017, FNV alleged that both PostNL and the In Person were liable for the underpayment the temporary workers who sort packages at PostNL's parcel depots. The employees were not paid according to the PostNL collective labour agreement.

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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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