Austria - Kindergarten workers will receive 3% pay increase - December 31, 2017

Trade unions vida and GPA-djp came to an agreement for the country’s kindergarten that will lead to a pay increase as of 1 January 2018 of 3% for workers and assistants. Around 10.000 workers (mainly women) are active in the branch. The agreement sets the monthly minimum wage for starting assistants at 1514 euro. Another improvement is the 100% sickness pay in cases of long-term sickness and occupational accidents.

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