Agreement in University Medical Centres ends zero hour contracts

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Health unions have negotiated a new 32-month agreement covering 70000 employees in University Medical Centres. The agreement is backdated to 1 April this year and runs until 1 January 2018 and includes long-term provisions to increase the employment of people with disabilities with 215 taken on this year and 895 by end of 2018 and regular increases beyond that. Temporary jobs will be converted into permanent ones and there will be guaranteed minimum hours and so an end to zero-hour contracts. Pay will be increased by 0.8% as of 1 April this year then three increases of 1% in August 2015, 2016 and 2017. There will also be a €200 paid in January 2016.
Read more at > FNV (NL)
And at > CNV (NL)
And at > NU'91 (NL)

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