Germany - Lufthansa agrees on pay deal - February 28, 2018

Lufthansa and trade union Ver.di have concluded a long-term collective agreement for the approximately 28,000 ground workers of Lufthansa, Lufthansa Cargo, Lufthansa Technik and LSG Sky Chefs in Germany. The collective agreement provides for a total increase in remuneration of up to 6%. It has a term of 33 months from 1 January 2018 to 30 September 2020. The agreement is subject to approval by the relevant bargaining committees. The remuneration increase is carried out in two steps: By 3% on 1 February 2018 and by a further 3% on 1 May 2019. A second increase depends on the adjusted EBIT margin specific to the business segment, whereby an increase of at least 1.8% is guaranteed, irrespective of the margin achieved.  

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