The ledenparlement of the UNION, voted on Saturday in the June of 2019 is not a closed agreement. "With the approval of our members, will put an end to a long, long, long discussion," said Tuur Elzinga, vice-president of the UNION, Saturday afternoon at NU.nl.
"We are very pleased to see that we finally have the green light to be able to give you. All of the groundwork for this deal last year, put together by the employers and the state. The agreement is to go to the Second Room," says Elzinga.
While the majority (64) of the ledenparlement the pensioendeal voted, there were forty votes against. According to the vice-president of the UNION wishes to be a part of the dissenting, that the state pension age of 66 remains. Also, some members have a quicker indexation of your pension. In the new pension system, in some cases, it is still up to 2026.
'is a Meaningful step towards future-proof system'
you can From a variety of angles, and there were the Saturday afternoon of responses to the approval of the union.
mr Klaas Knot, president of De Nederlandsche Bank (Dutch central bank), is pleased, with the consent of the UNION members. "Here are significant steps on the road to a sustainable pension system."
Also, employers ' organisation VNO-NCW is pleased with the decision by the largest trade union in the Netherlands. The organization was already behind the agreement itself. "In fact, commit after close to fifty years of major maintenance. This can be the pension system back decades," says chairman Hans de Boer.