Austria -Minimum wage in gastronomy and hotels goes up -May 07, 2015

Hospitality sector gets a 2.35% overall increase of the wages .

The bargaining partners in hospitality have concluded a new collective agreement (for around 200000 workers in the sector). Trade union vida and the sections gastronomy and hotels of the Chamber of Commerce agreed (as from 1 May 2015) a minimum wage of 1,400 euro and an overall increase of the wages with 2.35%. The apprentices’ fees will increase with 3.48%: during the first year to the amount of 625 euro, during the second 695 euro, the third 830 euro and the last year of training 910 euro.     

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