Germany - Lufthansa signs pay deal with 33,000 workers - December 31, 2015

Deutsche Lufthansa AG reached an agreement with trade union Verdi on the wages and pensions of around 33,000 ground crew and personnel. Lufthansa agreed to increase the wages of its workers at Lufthansa-Systems, Lufthansa-Service GmbH, Lufthansa Technik and Lufthansa Cargo by 2.2% on 1 January 2016, as well as providing a one-off payment of 2,250 euro for all full-time employees. Trainees with the airline will receive a payment of 600 euro. The airline and union also announced an agreement that will ensure all employees will receive their employer-funded pension plans. The deal will see workers make a 1% equity contribution to their pensions between 2016 and 2018.

English: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/lufthansa-signs-pay-deal-with-33000-workers …

http://www.dw.com/en/lufthansa-unions-take-step-to-end-hostility … 

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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