Netherlands - Workers agree with agreement in disabled care sector - November 16, 2009

Over 90% of the voting membership of the union involved, ABVAKABO FNV, agreed with the result of union negotiators in the disabled care sector. According to the new collective agreement, employees in this sector will see their salaries increase by 1.5% in December 2009 and will by then receive a lump sum worth 1.25% of their annual salary. This is part of the new collective agreement that runs from 1 January 2009 to 1 March 2011. There will also be a 1% pay increase from 1 July 2010. The year-end bonus is increased by 0.5% in 2009 and by 0.65% on 2010, taking it to 5.75%.




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