better collective bargaining agreement

Sep 6 '16 15:10

KLM and trade union FNV reached an agreement on a collective bargaining agreement for the airline's ground crew, the union announced in a press conference on Tuesday. This brings an end to a long running dispute between the airline and union as well as to any strikes the union had planned.

Aug 30 '16 07:35

Members of union VVMC, representing workers at train transporters Arriva and Syntus, are striking for several hours in Groningen on Tuesday morning. So far about 30 trains were cancelled due to the strike. Passengers are advised to keep an eye on Arriva's website and Twitter page for actual travel information before leaving for the station.

Aug 26 '16 12:30

KLM ground crew will not be allowed to strike at Schiphol airport until September 5th, the Amsterdam court ruled on Friday in the appeal filed by union FNV. The court therefore upholds the strike ban implemented by the Haarlem court two weeks ago

Aug 23 '16 08:51

Union FNV has a good chance of winning the appeal against a court ruling that banned any strikes by KLM ground crew at Schiphol until September 4th, Barend Barentsen, professor of Labor Law at the University of Leiden, said to BNR.

Aug 23 '16 08:06

Four recent strikes by easyJet pilots stationed at Schiphol airport affected more than 4 thousand travelers, Financieele Dagblad reports based on figures from claims organization EUclaim.

Aug 22 '16 07:28

EasyJet is cancelling 14 flights taking off from Amsterdam on Monday due to another pilot strike announced on Sunday night. This is the fourth pilot strike for the Schiphol based easyJet pilots in a short time.

Aug 12 '16 07:36

On Thursday the court in Haarlem ruled that the ground crew at KLM are not allowed to strike until September 4th, citing holiday crowds and terrorist threats as reason. Union FNV will appeal

Aug 11 '16 10:10

EasyJet cancelled seven flights on Thursday morning due to their Schiphol-based pilots striking for a better collective bargaining agreement. The strike was from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

KLM Cityhopper
Aug 4 '16 07:46

The court in Haarlem blocked a strike for part of the KLM ground crew union FNV had planned for Wednesday night. The court decided it needs more time to consider the matter and will give a final ruling on August 11th. Until then FNV can not arrange a strike involving KLM ground staff

Aug 3 '16 07:30

A large part of KLM's ground crew will be striking at Schiphol from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, union FNV announced. During this time no luggage will be loaded or unloaded and no planes will be guided to the runway

Aug 1 '16 07:32

EasyJet pilots stationed in Amsterdam are striking again on Monday morning, pilots union VNV announced. This third strike is taking place between 6:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.

KLM Cityhopper
Jul 28 '16 08:34

The ground staff of Dutch airline KLM is striking on Thursday, union FNV announced. Between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. participating staff members will not load any cargo onto airplanes, only unload

Jul 27 '16 10:05

Part of KLM's ground staff will be striking on Thursday to reinforce their demands for a better collective bargaining agreement, union FNV announced on Wednesday

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Jul 27 '16 07:59

KLM will not be giving in to union FNV's ultimatum in the talks for better working conditions for the airline's ground crew, the Dutch airline said on Tuesday. According to KLM, responding to FNV's demands "would be irresponsible given the situation of the company"

Jul 22 '16 11:55

EasyJet pilots will soon be striking again, Joost van Doesburg of pilots union VNV said to on Friday. "I can't say when the actions will take place exactly. The judge implemented a ban for the next two days, but actions will follow shortly"

Nov 13 '15 09:15

The police protests for a better collective bargaining agreement has cost the treasury at least 70 million euros in uncollected fines. For nearly eight months, police officers have only been writing fines for serious offenses. The decrease can clearly be seen in fines issued for "souped-up" mopeds and scooters, which is down 75 percent.

Nov 3 '15 08:56

The police unions and the Ministry of Security and Justice have restarted negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement for the police after a stalemate that lasted months. The unions have agreed to stop all labor actions during the negotiations.

Oct 19 '15 13:41

Ambulance workers will again be striking for a better collective bargaining agreement this week. The strikes will happen on Monday, Wednesday and Friday in different regions spread over the Netherlands, union FNV Care & Welfare announced on Sunday.

Sep 16 '15 08:23

Thousands of police officers will be blocking the entrances of a number of ministries in the Hague on Wednesday in another protest for a better collective bargaining agreement.

Sep 15 '15 12:46

The police unions are once again protesting for a better collective bargaining agreement on Tuesday. Many police stations across the country will be closed between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. During that time the officers will be watching footage of Prinsjesdag events to find out whether the government has put more money aside for their salaries, according to the unions.

Sep 14 '15 14:16

Ambulance workers in Amsterdam and Rotterdam are striking on Monday. Patients making use of ordered ambulance transport will not be transported between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Ambulances will still be responding to emergency calls.

Aug 14 '15 09:39

The police contract conflict and strikes are expanding to other sectors. Teachers, customs officers, tax officials and public transport drivers, among others are considering eventual strikes over the wage agreements the government and unions made just before the summer holidays.

Aug 10 '15 14:03

The police unions are planning more protest actions in the conflict between them and Minister Ard van der Steur of Security and justice for a better collective bargaining agreement for police officers. The unions will announce the exact actions later this afternoon, but it will involve protests around Prinsjesdag

Aug 10 '15 11:00

The conflict between Minister Ard van der Steur of Security and Justice and the police unions over a better collective bargaining agreement has the Tweede Kamer, lower house of parliament, concerned


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