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CAO, IR and pension

On 28 May 2020 amendments were published about the commuting expenses regulation that will become effective on 1 July 2020. 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 February 2020 NWO, NWO-I and the Central Works Council reached a final agreement on the new Implementing Regulations (IR).  Read more below.

 

News of 22 June 2020: text CAO-OI 2020 available

The full text of the Collective Labour Agreement Research Institutions 2020 (CAO-OI) is now available. Only the Dutch version is available on the NWO-I website. The English version will follow shortly.

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 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. 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 text of the CAO-OI 2020 is now available on the Dutch NWO-I website. The English version will be published on this website later (untill then, the PDF of the English version of the CAO-OI 2018-2019 will remain available). 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.

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.