Austria - Pay scheme changes in retail - August 31, 2017

The partners in collective bargaining in the retail sector agreed on a new pay scheme that starts 1 December 2017. Main characteristic is the improvement of pay for newcomers. The minimum monthly wage increases to 1600 euro gross. It took three and a half years to come to an agreement. The old agreement had a long list of occupations, with functions that no longer exist. The partners formulated a scheme of 8 function groups (two categories of basic assistant workers, four categories sales personnel without and with managerial tasks and two categories plant managers and directors), to be implemented until December 2021.

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