Netherlands - Trade union FNV threatens to take grocery delivery service to court - February 28, 2019

Trade union FNV states that it will take grocery delivery service Picnic to court for refusing to pay staff according to the nationwide sectoral supermarket labour agreement. According to the union workers are paid 2 euro an hour less than they should be payed because the company is refusing to apply the supermarket labour agreement. The company is defending itself by stating that the supermarket labour agreement doesn’t apply to them because they are instead in the e-commerce sector. Picnic is however engaging in a hard competition with supermarkets and unions believe that the underpayment of staff at Picnic is causing unfair competitions towards other supermarkets.

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