Action urged on post delivery pay

Trade union federation FNV has urged new postal delivery companies such as Sandd and Selektmail to come to the negotiating table as soon as possible to work on a new pay deal for delivery workers.

On Tuesday, junior economic affairs minister Frans Heemskerk said if a deal is not worked out by the end of the year, the cabinet will intervene.
According to research by the labour inspectorate, many delivery workers – who are paid for every item delivered – earn less than the legal minimum wage.

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