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14.07.08

Agency work industry in Europe shows its committment to social dialogue

 

New collective labour agreements signed in Switzerland and the Netherlands

The agency work industry in Europe has once again illustrated its committment to a fruitful and constructive sectoral social dialogue both at EU and national levels.

In Switzerland, a new collective labour agreement has been signed by the social partners. The agreement covers several improvements including a broader scope, covering allmost all agency work in the country, an extension of applicable minimum wages and a strengthened committment to vocational training. Further information is available on the website of the Swiss Eurociett member.

In the Netherlands, a new agreement has been signed under the overall framework CLA, which includes increases on the salaries and wages for agency workers.