KLM flight attendants are starting labor actions from Monday in protest to the airline's decision to remove a cabin member on some long flights. Cabin crew union VNC informed KLM negotiator about the actions by letter.
NS conductors will not be checking train tickets today in protest against the railway company's plan to remove the second conductor from some double decker trains. The labor action is in collaboration with union FNV and will last until 3:00 p.m. on Monday
Union FNV is threatening NS with labor actions including strikes if the railway company goes through with its plan to remove the second conductor from some double-decker trains. The union gave NS an ultimatum to meet their demands by September 23rd, or actions that will inconvenience travelers will follow
About 2,000 Tata Steel employees gathered to protest against a possible merger between Tata and the German ThyssenKrupp
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.
Employees working at Tata Steel will be holding large demonstrations at the steel mill in IJmuiden soon to show their dissatisfaction over a possible merger with German rival ThyssenKrupp. Some 4 thousand jobs could be lost in this merger. The Dutch government should intervene, according to Ineke Dezentje hamming-Bluemink of employers organization FME.
KLM CEO Pieter Elbers thinks it currently more important to invest in new aircraft and equipment than to increase wages for the airline's employees, he said in an internal webcast for employees that Het Parool managed to see. The airline wants to invest another 2 billion euros over the next four years, but that will not go towards wage increases.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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"
Negotiations between union FNV Luchtvaart and the KLM management on a new collective bargaining agreement for the ground staff, reached a stalemate on Monday, Mariette van Dijk of FNV confirmed
A massive 4 thousand jobs could be lost should Tata Steel merge with German rival ThyssenKrup, union FNV said to RTV Noord-Holland.
From Monday firefighters in the Netherlands will only respond to emergencies in a protest for a better retirement scheme. The unions announced this action after the employers did not responded to their ultimatum, which expired at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday
After more than a year of unmet demands for a better pension plan, firefighters across the Netherlands are planning labor actions. Negotiations fell apart to the point that employers no longer even show up for them, according to union FNV
Many employers want to get rid of arrangements that ensure their employees have a healthy and safe work environment, says trade union FNV. According to the union, numerous sectors have problems with too heavy workloads, but employers thwart attempts to rectify this
Trade union FNV knew for years that commercial bakers were exposed to asbestos that was processed in furnaces, but chose to hide that information, according to television program Zembla. The union vehemently denies these accusations
On Thursday union FNV reached an agreement with Schiphol airport and involved security companies on better working conditions for security personnel. Among other things, the agreement involves security staff spending less time on their feet and having more chance at a permanent position
About 500 Schiphol guards, luggage handlers, cargo handlers, cabin staff and cleaners will be participating in a march from Schiphol Plaza to the airport's headquarters, according to trade union FNV.
A 20 minute long security guard strike at Schiphol airport caused caused waiting times of over an hour for passengers waiting to get through security on Sunday evening. On Twitter some passengers reported that the line is stretching to outside the departure hall.