Union negotiates two new agreement in non-profit sectors

Sweden

The Kommunal trade union has negotiated two two-year collective agreements with the Fremia employers’ organisation that covers non-profit service providers. In the agreement with Fremia covering personal assistance, wage increases will be negotiated around an amount of at least SEK 993 (€84) from 1 October 2023 and at least SEK 875 (€74) from 1 October 2024. Minimum wage rates will be increased by SEK 1,350 (€115) from 1 January 2024 and by SEK 875 (€74) from 1 January 2025 while all allowances and supplements will be increased by 4.1% and 3.3%  on the same dates. In the civil society agreement, from 1 October 2023 there will be a pot of SEK 1,059 (€90) for wage increases for each full-time employee and then SEK 981 (€83) from 1 October 2024 when there will also be a special low-wage initiative, providing an extra SEK 71 (€6). Minimum wages in the agreement for employees aged 19 and over will be SEK 21,729 (€1847) as of 1 October 2023 and SEK 22,446 (€1908) as of 1 October 2024.The new minimum salary for employees who have, among other things, vocational upper secondary education will be SEK 24,312 (€2067) as of 1 October 2023 and SEK 25,114 (€2135) as of 1 October 2024.

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