Austria - First collective agreement for bicycle couriers - September 30, 2019

Employers and employees have agreed on a collective agreement for ‘Fahrradboten’ (bicycle couriers) and food suppliers. As reported by the union Vida and the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, suppliers are entitled to a base salary of €1,506 for a 40-hour work week from 1 January 2020. The usual 13th and 14th monthly salary in Austria is also due in the future. In addition, a compensation for the use of private bicycles and private mobile phones was agreed. According to the employer and employee representatives, this is the first collective agreement for bicycle couriers and food suppliers worldwide.

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