Real increase in pay in electricity sector

Austria
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. [Read more > GPA-djp (DE)->http://www.gpa-djp.at/cms/A03/A03_0.a/1342554288736/home/e-wirtschaft-loehne-und-gehaelter-steigen-zwischen-2-1-prozent-und-1-9-prozent]

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