Union targets €7.50 an hour minimum wage

Austria Austria
Chair of the vida services union, Rudolf Kaske, has said that the union is aiming for a minimum wage of at least €7.50 an hour (€1300 a month for a 40-hour week) across its agreements. This would be achieved, for example, in the cleaning sector from 1 January 2011 where there will be a monthly minimum of €1302. Kaske said that the very high level of collective bargaining coverage in Austria meant that unions were not in favour of a legal minimum wage although they had to address those sectors where there was no coverage by collective agreements.
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