Austria -New provisions to raise wages at Diakonie welfare organisation -July 04, 2015

Trade unions vida and GPA-djp have negotiated new provisions with the Diakonie church welfare organisations that are expected to raise wages and holiday entitlements for its 6000 employees. The provisions related mainly to the calculation of service-related pay and conditions. In the new agreement, a maximum of 22 months of parental leave will be taken into account when calculating pay and benefits, as will 50% of work experience in unrelated occupations up to eight years. The provisions are to raise wages across the board and help women in particular.


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