Netherlands: Heineken makes new offer under pressure of threatening actions from FNV

Heineken has come up with a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) offer.  This was done before the deadline set by the FNV (Monday February 3, 2019). Heineken made a wage offer of 3.75% per year for the next two years. Jet Grimbergen, director of FNV Industry, said "This is a considerable improvement compared to the first bid of 2% per year."

 

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Netherlands: Heineken makes a new offer under pressure of threatening actions from FNV

Heineken has come up with a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) offer.  This was done before the deadline set by the FNV (Monday February 3, 2019). Heineken made a wage offer of 3.75% per year for the next two years. Jet Grimbergen, director of FNV Industry, said "This is a considerable improvement compared to the first bid of 2% per year."

 

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Heineken 3 grabs market share in Australia – figures

The 3.3%-abv Heineken 3 has captured almost a third of the Australian premium mid-strength beer market since its launch last year, Heineken has said.

The beer, which is the focus of a new marketing campaign in Australia, accounted for 31% of July sales in the premium mid-strength category, according to scanner data cited by Heineken today. The brand also has a 21% awareness level with 18-65-year-old consumers and a 79% repurchase rate.

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Heineken St-Petersburg union demands restrictions on precarious jobs

The union of workers at the Heineken brewery in St-Petersburg, Russia held a picket at the plant’s gates on October 18 to highlight their call for negotiations to reverse the creeping expansion of agency labour at the plant. Members of the city’s other unions in the food and beverage sectors took part in the action. ...

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Ban on temp agency labour advances in Russian Parliament

Russia’s Duma (Parliament) has voted in the first reading in favor of a bill which if adopted will effectively ban the use of temporary agency labour in the country. The legislation was proposed in November 2010 by two trade union leaders who are also Members of Parliament, and received massive support from trade unions around ...

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