Sweden -Local government union signs agreement covering technical workers -January 6, 2012

The Kommunal local government union has signed a new collective agreement with the EIO employers’ organisation. The agreement will cover workers employed by EIO companies that provide technical and property services to local and regional authorities. The agreement provides for adult rates of pay at the age of 18 with a minimum pay rate of SEK 16,600 (€1,875) a month, rising to SEK 18,000 (€2,030) in the second year plus any negotiated increase. The agreement includes details on skills development, linking skill levels to pay.

English: http://www.epsu.org/cob/453

Swedish: http://www.kommunal.se/Kommunal/Nyheter/2012/Nytt ...


This article was published in the Collective Bargaining Newsletter. It aims to facilitate information exchange between trade unions and to support the work of ETUC's collective bargaining committee. For more information, please contact the editor Maarten van Klaveren, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) M.vanKlaveren@uva.nl or the communications officer of the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net. © ETUI aisbl, Brussels 2012.

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