Train strikes called off as unions and NS strike 9.25% pay deal

Rail operator NS has agreed a pay deal with unions worth 9.25% over 18 months, ending the dispute that triggered a series of rail strikes in recent weeks. Further strikes planned for this week have been called off as the three unions involved in the talks published the proposed agreement on Sunday morning. The 16,700 staff working for the train company will receive a 5% pay increase, backdated to July, plus a bonus of €1,000 in December. In January their … Continue reading Train strikes called off as unions and NS strike 9.25% pay deal