Germany - Chemical workers finalise bargaining - September 30, 2018

Trade union IG BCE concluded a collective agreement for the chemical sector. According to the union, the overall package implies an improvement of working conditions and pay with 4.6%. The agreement brings the 580,000 workers in the sector a 3.6% pay increase, an on-off payment of 280 euro, a doubling of the holiday pay (to 1200 euro for full-timers and 1320 euro for full-time shift workers) and a roadmap that aims to improve the qualification and organisation of working time. The conditions for trainees are improved.

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