Germany - Energy agreement includes 3.2% pay increase - June 22, 2011

The energy and services union ver.di has signed a new 19-month collective agreement in the energy sector (Tariffgemeinschaft Energie) that covers 30,000 employees, mainly those of the E.ON energy company. There will be a 3.2% increase on 1 June and then 1.7% on 1 June 2012. The increases also apply to apprentices. Ver.di board member Erhard Ott called the deal reasonable and in line with other agreements in the sector.


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