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CAO, IR and pension

On 6 March 2020 the CAO parties converted the CAO negiotiators' agreement of 4 February 2020 about the new Collective Labour Agreement Research Institutions 2020 (Cao-OI) into a final agreement. And on 19 Februari 2020 NWO, NWO-I and the Central Works Council reached a final agreement on new Implementing Regulations (IR). Read more below.

News of 9 March 2020: final CAO agreement

On 6 March 2020 the CAO parties converted the CAO negiotiators' agreement of 4 February 2020 about the new Collective Labour Agreement Research Institutions 2020 (Cao-OI) into a final agreement. Click here to read the news item. 

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. Click here to read 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. On 6 March 2020 the CAO parties converted the CAO negiotiators' agreement of 4 February 2020 (download the agreement at the bottom of this page) about the new Collective Labour Agreement Research Institutions 2020 (Cao-OI) into a final agreement. The parties will further discuss the elaboration of several agreements in the CAO tekst. The full CAO text will be digitally published no later than 1 April 2020. Untill the full CAO is available, you can download the the Collective Labour Agreement Research Institutions (Cao-OI) 2018-2019 on this website or on the WVOI-website. You can also download the Dutch version of the Cao-OI 2019-2020 on the Dutch 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

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 annexe, 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.