PostNL and trade unions reach agreement in principle for CLA mail deliverers
PostNL and the trade unions Bond van Post Personeel, FNV Publiek Belang and CNV Publieke Diensten have reached an agreement in principle regarding a new collective labour agreement (CLA) for the company’s 18,500 mail deliverers.
In a statement issued today (12 March), PostNL said: “The agreement includes pay increases in five steps during the of duration of the CLA, 5 percent in total. It also includes a one-time bonus and the adjustment of the pension scheme to the tax requirements. During the next coming weeks the trade unions will submit this agreement in principle positively to their members.”
The CLA runs from 1 October 2017 (back dated) to 30 September 2019. Salaries of mail deliverers in the first, second and third pay tiers will be increased in five steps of 1% (making 5% in total). The increases will be applied at 1 October 2017, 1 January 2018, 1 July 2018, 1 January 2019 and 1 September 2019. Alongside this, a one-time bonus will be paid in July 2019.
The trade unions will submit the agreement in principle to their members over the coming weeks. The results of the member council meetings are expected by 6 April at the latest.