Sweden -New collective agreement for agency workers -October 18, 2012

Employers in the staffing industry and trade union LO have closed a new collective agreement that will affect 60,000 workers and last until April 2015. The agreement includes a guaranteed hourly wage for temporary workers who are not placed but are working or in training. Under the new tariff skilled workers are paid SEK 108 (approximately €12.56 per hour) and unskilled workers SEK 100 per hour (approximately €11.63 per hour). 

English: http://www.staffingindustry.com/eng/content/view/full/72028


For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.

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