Confederations sets out key bargaining priorities

Netherlands
The FNV trade union confederation has set out its key bargaining policies for 2014. Among the main issues are a 3% pay increase, action to protect purchasing power, flat-rate rises to benefit the low paid and continuing campaigning to secure equal pay for equal work. The confederation is concerned about the spread of precarious employment and argues that employers need to comply with negotiated agreements and not to undermine them by employing agency labour. The FNV also calls for action to protect and improve the quality of work in the face of continuing pressure from restructuring and to cut costs. [Read more at > FNV Abvakabo (NL)->http://www.abvakabofnv.nl/over-ons/nieuws/nieuwsoverzicht/557542-arbeidsvoorwaardenbeleid-2014/]

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