The police unions, the Ministry of Justice and Security and the National Police Chief reached a new collective bargaining agreement for the police on Friday. All labor actions by the police are scrapped, sources said to NOS.
The government is pushing extra money into the police and fighting cybercrime next year. A once off amount of 30 million euros will go to fighting cybercrime, and the police will get an extra 58 million euros, sources in The Hague told newspaper AD.
The extra 58 million euros for the police comes on top of the approximately 260 million euros already being invested.
Minister Ferdinand Grapperhaus of Justice and Security is turning to court to try and stop planned labor actions by the police. The police unions called on officers to only respond to emergencies this weekend, and not perform any of their other duties. According to the Minister, this will jeopardize safety, NU.nl reports.
Police officers are protesting for a better collective bargaining agreement around Amsterdam Central Station on Wednesday morning. Train travelers entering the city center get the warning that they're doing so at their own risk, because fewer police officers are working there this morning. Banners with the same warning are hung along roads toward the city center, the Telegraaf reports.
People traveling through Utrecht Central Station on Monday morning should take delays into account due to police officers protesting for a better collective bargaining agreement, according to the police unions. Between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m., the police will construct cordons around the station in a labor action they call "danger zone", NU.nl reports.
Travelers will only be able to enter and leave the station through these cordons. This will cause delays, according to police unions ACP, NPB, ANPV an VMHP.
Protesting police officers will "lock down" Amsterdam city center next week Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. until noon as part of their labor actions for a better collective bargaining agreement. During the action, officers will stop people trying to enter the city center and point out banners that read: 'Enter at own risk: No police", AD reports.
The police will hinder train travelers at Utrecht Central Station during rush hour on Monday morning as part of their labor actions for a better collective bargaining agreement. Police officers will form a line at the station and passengers will only be able to enter through gaps in the line, ANP reports.
This action will happen between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. Travelers should take delays into account, according to the police unions. According to the municipality of Utrecht, agreements were made with the police unions and the municipality expects no hindrance to the public.
There are serious flaws in Europe's policy in admitting asylum seekers and it is the police forces that suffer from it, according to the European Police Union (EPU). Police forces in the Netherlands, Balkans and Germany are understaffed and ill-equipped to process and screen the large number of asylum seekers flowing through the EU, the union concludes in a survey of police officers
There are serious doubts about the reliability of the police's new mobile speed trap cameras, according to police union ACP. Officers are concerned about high numbers of wrong speed measurements, especially with large vehicles and buses which are regularly flashed driving at improbably high speeds. The union is therefore calling that the use of these speed trap cameras be suspended until a solution is found
After months of police protests and demonstrations, the police unions and the Minister Ard van der Steur of Security and Justice finally reached a new collective bargaining agreement. Police employees will get between 6.5 and 6.7 percent increase in total over 2015, 2016 and 2017 and two windfalls of 500 euros, union ACP announced.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
The National Treasury has already lost out on 66 million euros in speeding tickets not issued due to police action for a better collective bargaining agreement.
Minister Ard van der Steur of Security and Justice will not be making any further concessions to the police unions' demands for a better collective bargaining agreement.
The football match between PSV and AD Den Haag on Saturday will be cancelled should the police action planned for that day go through. The police unions announced last week that they are planning actions around eight of the nine matches during the first round the league.
The police unions are calling on police officers to only respond to urgent, life threatening calls on Monday in another effort to pressure Minister Ard van der Steur of Security and Justice into a better collective bargaining agreement for the police.
Police officers from across the Netherlands performed protest actions around the Tour de France stage in Rotterdam on Sunday. They were protesting for a better collective bargaining agreement.
The police unions have decided not to stop the media caravan during the Tour de France state on Sunday. Instead they will protest by cycling out in front of the media caravan. They will also hang banners off the Erasmus bridge.
The police have called off the action planned during the start of the Tour de France in Utrecht on Saturday, the unions announced on Tuesday.
Large parts of the Netherlands have a shortage of community police officers. Zuid- and Oost-Nederland in particular are still failing to meet the standard of one police officer per 5 thousand residents
Minister Ard van der Steur of Security and Justice and Rotterdam Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb has asked the police unions to cancel their planned delay actions during the Tour de France stages in Utrecht and Rotterdam this weekend.