Pay deals in the energy sector

Germany
Services union has recently agreed to two new two-year agreements in the energy sector. At Vattenfall workers get a 4% increase on pay rates this year and 2.6% in 2010. There will also be a €1200 lump sum in 2010 with apprentices getting €200. The two-year deal at RWE also runs from 1 January 2009 to 31 December 2010 and also has a 4% pay increase this year with 2.2% next year There are lump sum payments in both years with €1200 this year (€600 for apprentices) and €800 next year (€400 for apprentices).

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