Slovakia - Collective agreement at Kia - April 30, 2018

Negotiations between Kia and trade union Kovo that started in November 2017 resulted in an agreement. The agreement covers 2018 and 2019, over which period the employees will see their monthly salaries increased with around 220 euro. Employees in production see their salaries increase by 75 euro on average in 2018, and by a further 80 euro in 2019. The hourly wage benefit for night shifts will increase to 1.30 euro this year and 1.50 euro in 2019. The salaries of the administrative employees will grow by 7% on average, in both 2018 and 2019. Moreover, both this and next year all employees will receive a 100-euro Christmas voucher from the social fund. According to the agreement, employees who have worked for the company for more than five years are entitled to one extra day off.

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