Real increase in pay in electricity sector


After two bargaining rounds unions and employers in the electricity sector negotiated a new collective agreement that comes into effect on 1 February. The 16000 workers in the industry will get a pay rise of between 1.9% and 2.1% with the higher increase for lower paid workers. Inflation in 2014 averaged 1.7% but was 1.0% in the year to December 2014. The agreement also includes provisions for continued discussions related to shift work and arduous work in relation to working lives.
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