Sweden -Collective agreement with health cooperatives -October 27, 2013

Trade union Kommunal and KFO, an employers’ organisation representing health cooperatives, have signed a three year collective agreement. The agreement includes a wage increase of a minimum of 1700 SEK (€196) over the three years. Additionally, the sector wide minimum wage will now apply for workers of 18 years and older, compared to those of 19 and older in the previous agreement. The social partners committed themselves to improving parental leave provisions and keeping split shifts to a minimum.

English: http://www.epsu.org/a/9817

Swedish: http://www.kommunal.se/Kommunal/Medlem/Avtalsrorelse/Avtalsnyheter/Nytt-avtal ...  


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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