Collective Agreement Dutch Universities

The parties reserve 0.45% of the single salary margin for random financing of bottlenecks in response to costs related to covid 19 issues related to the terms and conditions of employment of our employees. In this context, it is possible to consider extending the fixed-term contracts of scientists, doctoral students, teachers and the assistance and management staff (OBP) who support them. In the coming weeks, it will be a question of concluding agreements on how universities can use this reserve. Sectoral Regulation on Disputes for Dutch Universities 2020 Last Friday, 5 June, the social partners reached a final agreement on the UN-CAO. The new CAO-NU will run from January 1, 2020 to January 1, 2021. The main features of the CAO-NE agreement are as follows: in addition, 0.45% of the salary margin is reserved for financing constraints related to Covid-19 costs. This could be, for example, an extension of fixed-term contracts for doctoral students. In addition, an “ombudsman” function will be established in all universities following the evaluation of the “Ombudsman” pilot project. The text of the final collective agreement (only in Dutch) can be found here.

The CLA 2017-2019 version can be accessed via this link: Other agreements concern the redefinition of mobility agreements for auxiliaries and managers (OBP), the establishment of the ombudsman`s position for all universities and the career prospects of young scientists (WP). The allowances and benefits agreed with the trade unions are defined in the collective agreement of the Dutch universities. The CAONU (the latest version of the global employment contract), valid from 1 January 202o, can be downloaded via the menu on the right. The final CAD-NU documents are expected to be published in June. The CAD-NU agreement is available here. For any questions, please contact the human resources department of your faculty or department The single remuneration also applies to auxiliary students and on-call students who have a conventional employment contract. One of the reasons for this is that they are the ones who are particularly suffering from covid-19 measures. UT flex workers receive the single remuneration on the basis of the average paid during the months of January, February and March 2020. On 26 June 2020, the employers` organisation and the trade union concluded a final agreement on the collective agreement for Dutch universities in 2020. The parties agreed on a structural wage increase of 3.0% on 1 June 2020. In addition, all employees receive a gross gross payment of €750, based on a full-time employment contract.

Universities and unions have jointly launched a “public-friendly” version of the collective agreement. This website offers a general overview of the entire employment contract and clearly contains the most important information about the conditions of employment. The amount of staff costs to be financed can be taken into account in the salary scales of the Association of Universities in the Netherlands (Dutch acronym VSNU). The salary scales were agreed in the scientific research funding agreement and are based on the collective agreement (caO) of Dutch universities. The authorisation for the financing of scientific research lays down mutual obligations concerning staff recruited by the institutions to carry out research financed by the Netherlands Research Council (NWO, Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek). . . .