Germany - Report documents pay differentials in public sector - April 30, 2018

Trade union confederation DGB published a report on pay of public officials (DGB-Besoldungsreport 2018). The report (in German) can be downloaded from the webpage. It documents the pay differentials that exist in the different layers of the public services. In spite of performing the same activity, civil servants are sometimes paid very differently. Even within the same grade, there are large income differences between the states. The DGB criticises the fact that the public services are no longer competitive on the labour market.

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