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Employment regulations: CAO, IR and pension

On this page you will find information about the Collective Labour Agreement Research Institutions (CAO-OI), the Implementing Regulations (IR) and your ABP pension.

 

News of 25 March 2021: new Collective Labour Agreement 2021

Salary increase, paternity leave and bereavement leave are important subjects in the new Collective Labour Agreement Research Institutes 2021. The Employers’ Association Research Institutes (WVOI) and the trade unions FNV, CNV Overheid and AOb reached a final agreement about this on 24 March with the approval of the trade union members. The English version of the CAO-OI 2021 can be downloaded on this page and is available on the WVOI-website. Read more

News of 4 March 2021: negotiated agreement CAO 2021

The employers’ organisation WVOI and the trade unions FNV, CNV Overheid and AOb have reached a negotiated agreement about a new Collective Labour Agreement Research Institutes (CAO-OI) for 2021. The agreement covers issues such as salary increase, paternity leave and bereavement leave. Read more. 

News of 28 May 2020: amendments commuting expenses regulation with effect from 1 July 2020

As you know, our Implementation Regulations (IR) contain an amended commuting expenses regulation that will become effective on 1 July 2020. This regulation focuses on encouraging sustainable travel. However, due to the current coronavirus crisis this is not a good moment to implement this new regulation because travel with public transport is not encouraged at present. Read more

News of 19 February 2020: new, sustainable Implementing Regulations

 NWO, NWO-I and the Central Works Council have reached a final agreement on new Implementing Regulations (IR). Allowances for commuting and business trips will be adjusted to make the organisation more sustainable. From now on, travel by public transport will be fully reimbursed. You can find Read more the news item.

CAO-OI

The Collective Labour Agreement Research Institutions (CAO-OI) contains agreements about employment conditions, including salary and leave days, which must be taken into consideration in the individual employment agreement. The CAO-OI 2021 (English version) is available on this webpage and on the WVOI-website

Implementing Regulations

On 19 february 2020 NWO, NWO-I and the Central Works Council reached a final agreement on new Implementing Regulations (IR). The English version can be dowloaded below. You can download the Dutch version of the Implementing Regulations 2020-2022 (UVR) on the Dutch website.  On 28 May 2020 amendments were published about the commuting expenses regulation that will become effective on 1 July 2020.

ABP pension

All NWO-I employees, except those that are funded by a European grant, are insured with the National Civil Pension Fund ABP for both old-age pension, survivor's pension and disability.You can find elaborate but clear information on the ABP website. Unfortunately this information is only available in Dutch. On the ABP website you will find information about your pension. Unfortunately, this information is not available in English. Via MijnABP.nl you can arrange your pension matters online. For example, you can plan your pension or change your preferences. To help participants use the www.mijnABP.nl website, ABP has made a webpage available with short instructional videos. These simple videos focus on the following subjects: retiring, survivor's pension, partner's pension and digital post. The videos are only available in Dutch and can be found by the website of ABP. In the annex, you will also find a leaflet about building up your pension via the ABP.
Your personnel officer or employees from the P&O Department of NWO-I will be happy to inform you or answer your questions (also in English). You may not reproduce the employment conditions without prior written permission of NWO-I.

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