Germany - Collective agreement for construction approved - May 31, 2016

Construction trade union IG Bau and employers in the construction industry agreed a wage increase of around five percent for some 750,000 workers in the sector. The employers’ federations, ZDB and HDB, and the IG Bau agreed on a pay increase of 4.6 percent for workers in the west of the country in two stages over a period of 22 months. And workers in the east of the country will receive an increase of 5.3 percent. The deal was later on approved by the union’s bargaining committee.

English: http://www.breitbart.com/news/german-unions-bosses-reach-wage-deal …  

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