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Sonila Metushi's departure from KNV is a great loss for MaaS-Lab

Sonila Metushi's departure from KNV is a great loss for MaaS-Lab

“Business as usual” is not an option for travelers and the environment. That is why Sonila Metushi called on all relevant stakeholders to accelerate their use of MaaS. After almost 5 beautiful years, as Sonila Metushi herself writes in her farewell email to…

KNV and CNV sign CAO healthcare transport and taxi

KNV and CNV sign CAO healthcare transport and taxi

Employers' organization KNV Zorgtransport is very pleased with the finalization of the collective labor agreement. KNV Healthcare Transport and Taxi and CNV Vakmensen have signed the new collective labor agreement for healthcare and taxi transport. The new collective labor agreement came into effect on 1 January…

KNV: “FNV attitude socially irresponsible”

KNV: “FNV attitude socially irresponsible”

FNV did not present the final offer to its members, but announced actions and strikes. Royal Dutch Transport finds the attitude of FNV socially irresponsible. The new collective agreement is for the members of both KNV Zorgtransport and Taxi and CNV Vakmensen…

CLA final offer for healthcare and taxi transport rejected

CLA final offer for healthcare and taxi transport rejected

FNV: Employers refuse a good CAO. Strikes continue! Employers gave the unions until noon on Tuesday 29 November to respond. KNV assumed that the unions would present the final offer to their supporters. However, the union…

New CLA final offer for healthcare and taxi transport

New CLA final offer for healthcare and taxi transport

Finally, due to the too great technical challenges, employers propose to cancel the proposed online registration of services. The employers in healthcare and taxi transport, united in KNV Healthcare Transport and Taxi, have made an ultimate attempt to…

Taxi and healthcare transport strikes are a diabolical dilemma

Taxi and healthcare transport strikes are a diabolical dilemma

Employers indicate that their backs are against the wall and the impossible cannot be demanded by the unions. With a short email to the members, Royal Dutch Transport confirmed that there is a dialogue with the trade unions again.…

Final publication date of NEA index postponed

Final publication date of NEA index postponed

Strikers are not obliged to report to their employer that they are going to strike. The determination and publication of the NEA Index has been postponed again by 2 weeks to November 28, 2022. Contrary to the latest message that the NEA index will be…

Strike after expired healthcare transport and taxi ultimatum

Strike after expired healthcare transport and taxi ultimatum

The employers called the unions' demands rather unrealistic and said they were surprised at the action "on the back of the group they say they want to help" Employees in healthcare transport are going to strike because employers left an ultimatum...

Ultimatum unions surprise employers

Ultimatum unions surprise employers

KNV also sees that it makes no sense to try to make an adjusted proposal for parts. Employers Care Transport and Taxi (KNV) recently made a final offer to the unions, which included a wage increase of more than 12%.…

Employers Healthcare Transport and Taxi surprised about unions

Employers Healthcare Transport and Taxi surprised about unions

NEA Index 2023 11,3% or higher. The expiration of the ultimatum means that the collective labor agreement wage increase may not be passed on in the rates. Employers Healthcare Transport and Taxi are surprised about the hesitation of trade unions in the final offer. The employers in…

Dramatic negotiation of the collective labor agreement for Healthcare Transport and Taxi

Dramatic negotiation of the collective labor agreement for Healthcare Transport and Taxi

KNV can no longer follow the thinking of the trade unions. After nine rounds of negotiations for a new collective labor agreement for Healthcare Transport and Taxi, the trade unions FNV and CNV are pulling the plug from the negotiations, after the employers made a final offer. According to Meindert…

Tension between trade union and employers Healthcare transport and Taxi

Tension between trade union and employers Healthcare transport and Taxi

Even with raging staff shortages, employers seem unwilling to come up with improvements. Last Friday, a delegation from the FNV, together with the CNV, again entered into talks with employers to negotiate the new Collective Labor Agreement for Healthcare Transport and Taxi. This…

De Lijn will play an important role in customized transport for GTL

De Lijn will play an important role in customized transport for GTL

Do Minister Peeters and MOW want to bring customized transport back to De Lijn? The MORA passenger mobility committee is currently working on an advice on a draft decision of the Flemish Government concerning the Flemish Transport Authority. In the frame…

KNV speaks to State Secretary Vivianne Heijnen

KNV speaks to State Secretary Vivianne Heijnen

KNV emphasized that collective transport should have an exceptional position. Last Monday, Royal Dutch Transport met State Secretary Heijnen of I&W. KNV chairman Bertho Eckhardt and KNV director Carlo Cahn took the opportunity to improve care and taxi transport and the…

Taxi sector must draw up a corona strategy itself

Taxi sector must draw up a corona strategy itself

By taking preventive measures, we will hopefully be able to sufficiently inhibit the virus in time. When it is up to the Minister of Health Kuipers, general corona measures such as a lockdown must be avoided. In any case, that means that specific…

No target group transport on hydrogen in The Hague

No target group transport on hydrogen in The Hague

The previously made investment in hydrogen-powered vehicles from the company Noot from Ede was sidelined. In its latest ruling, the Court of Appeal finds that the municipality of The Hague rightly excludes hydrogen-powered vehicles from tendering for target group transport…

Industry association KNV in favor of new BCT variant

Industry association KNV in favor of new BCT variant

The new BCT variant is intended for the registration of working and rest times. Nothing more nothing less. Over the past two years, the KNV has communicated to the Ministry and ILT which principles and conditions are important in the establishment…

Understanding, flexibility and help from The Hague necessary

Understanding, flexibility and help from The Hague necessary

It's good that the cabinet is taking this seriously, but people are late again in The Hague! Guest speaker Leendert-Jan Visser, director of MKB-Nederland, particularly praised the resilience and ability to continue of the entire sector. During the last annual…

RIVM advice for healthcare transport leads to problems

RIVM advice for healthcare transport leads to problems

Now that the Netherlands is reopening, entrepreneurs in healthcare transport risk having too little capacity to meet the transport demand. At the moment, only a maximum of two thirds of a care transport vehicle may be used. The capacity-limiting measure is based on a…

Texts of the collective labor agreement Care transport and Taxi ready

Texts of the collective labor agreement Care transport and Taxi ready

At the end of last year, the social partners in healthcare and taxi transport agreed on a new collective labor agreement. In recent weeks, work has been done on finalizing the new collective labor agreement texts. These texts are now ready and adopted by the collective labor agreement parties CNV Vakmensen,…

Wage increase uncertain for healthcare transport and taxi

Wage increase uncertain for healthcare transport and taxi

In the unlikely event that no new collective labor agreement text is available on 1 January, the agreements from the negotiated result will not take effect yet. The Royal Dutch Transport (KNV) has announced this in an email…

Problems due to staff shortages in the healthcare transport sector

Problems due to staff shortages in the healthcare transport sector

The corona crisis has put a heavy burden on the healthcare transport sector. One of the consequences of this was that staff (sometimes forced) to leave the sector, because many journeys were canceled for a longer period of time. Now that the demand for care transport has increased again, the sector is…

Bertho Eckhardt chairman KNV in the coming years

Bertho Eckhardt chairman KNV in the coming years

Bertho Eckhardt was reappointed by the members as chairman of the sector association Royal Dutch Transport. After two terms, he still has a warm heart for the mobility sector. In order to shape his appointment for a third term,…

Social Fund Mobility will soon be watching digitally

Social Fund Mobility will soon be watching digitally

KNV Taxi and Care Transport, FNV Taxi and CNV Vakmensen have made agreements about the Collective Labor Agreement for Taxi and Care Transport and the Collective Labor Agreement for SFT that will apply from 1 January 2021. If everything goes according to plan, the Mobility Social Fund will soon be actively monitoring…

Half of carriers submit application for extended continuity contribution

Half of carriers submit application for extended continuity contribution

Only half of the carriers have submitted an application for the extended continuity contribution. In 2020, corona had a financial impact on taxi carriers that transport patients to and from the hospital, for example (seated patient transport). Zorgverzekeraars Nederland (ZN), together with the Royal…

New healthcare transport protocols taxi sector

New healthcare transport protocols taxi sector

Last week, relaxations were also announced for healthcare transport. From 25 September 2021, the capacity of a care transport vehicle may be fully used again. This was urged by KNV Zorgtransport and Taxi, because the maximization of capacity in combination with a…

Aftermath of the corona crisis causes problems in healthcare transport

Aftermath of the corona crisis causes problems in healthcare transport

The sector organization KNV sounds the alarm and indicates that the aftermath of the corona crisis is causing a large number of unfilled vacancies in healthcare transport. The corona crisis has put a heavy burden on the workforce in the…

Cry for help for the preservation of tourist and conference infrastructure

Cry for help for the preservation of tourist and conference infrastructure

“We understand that you will be considering how to proceed from the end of Q3 in the Council of Ministers on Friday. What we ask of you and your cabinet is understanding of our situation and, above all, customization. Our companies are not 'dry wood'; we see and have…

Date of application for final calculation of NOW support is approaching

Date of application for final calculation of NOW support is approaching

The KNV sounds the alarm to its members to prevent employers from having to repay the support received. The deadline for applying for the final calculation with regard to the first application period NOW is on 31 October 2021. According to…

Discrimination and homophobia targets taxi company Uber

Discrimination and homophobia targets taxi company Uber

Kostas Kharlamov, as drag queen Sletlana is called in everyday life, was twice refused by a taxi in Amsterdam during the last Pride. The accusations of discrimination and homophobia target taxi company Uber, mainly because it is not the first…

Bus transport in the Netherlands happy with relaxation

Bus transport in the Netherlands happy with relaxation

From June 26, the time has come and the applicable guidelines in primary education will be relaxed. An important part of the relaxation is that groups are mixed again. This makes it easier for schools to go on school trips again. That is good news for coach operators who…

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