Austria -Energy sector comes to a pay deal -January 18, 2013

The GPA-DJP trade union agreed a pay deal for the private energy sector that will provide increases on basic pay of between 2.9% and 3.2% with the higher increases for the lower paid. Apprentice will receive a 3.2% increase of their remuneration. Also agreed is to examine the coverage of the sector agreement in relation to companies in the sector covered by other agreements, subsidiaries of companies covered by the agreement, cooperation with employers who are not covered by the agreement and other employers not part of the energy industry. The agreement takes effect on 1 February 2013.


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