Germany - Local health insurance workers agree on wages - February 28, 2018

Trade union Ver.di has reached a collective bargaining agreement with the employers for the nationwide 55,000 employees of the general local health insurance funds (AOK). According to the union, the workers will get a 5.6 percent wage raise in two stages. With retroactive effect from January 1, 2018, wages and salaries will rise by three percent and from January 1, 2019 by a further 2.6 percent.  

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