Duration and salary increases
The new CLAs for PostNL and Saturday deliverers will retroactively apply from 1 January 2019 up to and including 31 March 2020. The salary increase of in total 3% will be implemented in three steps. In addition, all employees covered by this CLA working full-time will be paid a one-time compensation of €100 net in January 2020. In the PostNL CLA, agreements were also made on pension accrual and sustainable employability.
The CLA-consultation started in November 2018 with trade unions BVPP, CNV, FNV and VHP2. On 17 January 2019 PostNL and trade unions BVPP, CNV and VHP2 reached an agreement on principle on a new CLA for PostNL and CLA for Saturday deliverers. These three unions have positively presented the agreements to their members. FNV has also submitted the proposals to their members, but negatively. The three trade unions that have agreed, represent sufficient employees to conclude new CLA's.
PostNL aims to create new jobs for more people. It has therefore been agreed that 500 extra parcel delivery staff will be hired in 2019, in order to facilitate the growth in Parcels and reduce the workload for employees. In addition, PostNL will offer permanent contracts to 200 parcel deliverers with temporary positions. At least 30 positions will be created at PostNL's international sorting centre. These positions are still being filled on a flexible basis.
With over 37,500 employees, PostNL is one of the largest employers in the Netherlands. The PostNL CLA applies to approximately 17,000 PostNL employees. The CLA for Saturday deliverers applies to approximately 500 employees in total. Postal deliverers have a separate CLA, which applies up until 30 September 2019.
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