Austria - The autumn bargaining in metal - August 31, 2018

Trade union GPA-djp and PRO-GE have fixed their planning for this autumn’s collective bargaining in the metal sector. It is expected that the talks will start in the second half of September. The unions intend to work towards an industry-wide agreement, although the negotiations start at sub sectoral level. The basic demands are the respect for workers’ rights, improvement of pay and the reduction of the working time. The current monthly minimum wage in the sector stands at 1,848 euro.

Read on: in German …   The union leaflet: in German …

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