Sweden -Collective agreement in industrial sector -April 12, 2013

Trade unions, IF Metall Union, Unionen, Sveriges Ingenjörer s and employer organisation Teknikföretagens have concluded a new collective agreement for the industrial sector. The agreement contains a 6.5% wage increase over three years, additional parental rights, overtime requirements and more flexibility in working time arrangements. The parental insurance will cover 10% of the wage loss during parental leave; the period is increased from 5 to 6 months. The agreement runs until March 2016 and covers 500,000 workers.

English: http://www.staffingindustry.com/eng/Research-Publications/Daily-News/Sweden ...  



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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