Employers break off care sector negotiations

Employers in the nursing home and care sector have broken off negotiations with the unions with failure to agree over pay and the personal budget scheme as well as maternity improvements, flexibility and training. Unions were looking at achieving an increase of around 3.5% over two years with the employers offering only 2.5%. Trade union action in support of the collective bargaining claim has been going on over recent workers and further action is planned. The unions argue that the employers are missing a good opportunity to make working in the sector more attractive and so tackle recruitment problems. [Read more at > FNV Abvakabo (NL)->http://www.abvakabofnv.nl/nieuws/nieuws/geen-resultaat-cao-zorg-vvt] [And at > CNV Publieke Zaak (NL)->http://www.mijnvakbond.nl/Overleg-CAO-VVT-vastgelopen?referrer=266] [And at > NU’ 91 (NL)->http://www.nu91-leden.nl/cao.asp?grp=5&uid=127]

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