Unions negotiate better leave and service-related provisions


The vida and GPD-djp trade unions have negotiated new provisions that will increase pay and holiday entitlement for many of the 6000 employees of the Diakonie church welfare organisation. Under new rules all of the maximum 22-month parental leave will be taken into account in any service-related pay and conditions calculations. Also 50% of any previous service in unrelated occupations or sectors will be taken into account up to a maximum of eight years. The unions believe that these provisions will particularly benefit women workers.
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