Germany -Red Cross agreement with 5.5% pay increase -April 20, 2012

In a new collective agreement that runs until 31 December 2013 a pay increase has been concluded for employees of the Germany Red Cross (DRK). This year’s increase by 3.5% (from 1 July 2012) is in line with that agreed for civil servants in the federal and local government while next year’s rise by 2% (from 1 January 2013) is just ahead by 0.6%. Other changes lead to a pay structure that ensures that there are no differences in pay for new starters; this will mean additional increases on top of the 3.5%.



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