Austria - PROPAK and GPA-djp agree on higher minimum wages and salaries - February 28, 2018

In the fourth round of the negotiations, representatives of the Private Employees' Union, Printing, Journalism, Paper (GPA-djp) and representatives of the Association of Industrial Manufacturers of Paper and Board Products (PROPAK) agreed on higher minimum wages and salaries for the approximately 9,200 employees in the industry. With an increase of 2.7 percent employees will effectively earn 50 euro a month more. Besides the minimum wages and salaries further agreements have been made on travel expenses and vacation for handicapped employees analogous to the regulations in the collective agreement.

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