Employers reject childcare agreement

Netherlands
The FNV Abvakabo public services union reports that the employers' organisation has rejected the agreement covering childcare workers that we reported on in epsucob@NEWS issue no.6. The employers had offered the unions to continue negotiations but this was rejected. The proposed pay increases will not now be implemented and the unions argue that this will be a major blow to ensuring decent work in the sector and encouraging recruitment. [Read more at > FNV Abvakabo (NL)->http://www.abvakabofnv.nl/nieuws/nieuws/afwijzing-werkgevers-cao-ko-definitef]

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