Energy negotiations get underway

Netherlands Netherlands
Unions and employers have had the first exchanges in negotiations over the energy sector collective agreement. The current agreement was signed in 2007 and runs until 1 July 2009. ABVAKABO has made clear that it will negotiate a pay increase that takes account of the recent good performance of energy companies and will not restrict itself to pay guidelines set by central talks between employers, government and the union confederations. The energy sector employers have indicated that they want to talk about overtime rules and about the introduction of a “benefit budget” where individual workers would be able to pick and choose what they want in terms of annual leave, working time and other conditions of employment.
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