Real pay increase for federal government workers

Switzerland
The 2009 pay increase for most federal government workers will be 2.2%, effectively a 1.1% real increase in pay that has been welcomed by the VPOD-SSP public service union. However, there will higher increases of up to 6.6% for the higher paid on the basis of a pay comparability study from 2005. The union is disappointed with this differentiated pay award and had put in a claim for a 3% pay increase for all federal employees. [Read more at > VPOD-SSP (DE)->http://www.vpod.ch/aktuell/nachrichten/ansicht/article/bundespersonal-wenigstens-ein-bisschen-mehr-reallohn.html?tx_ttnews%5BbackPid%5D=34&cHash=98dd306176]

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