Engineering sector pay rise sets the pace

Austria Austria
Negotiations have just been concluded in the engineering sector which is a key pacesetter for pay bargaining in the rest of the economy. After some hard negotiations the GPA-DJP and PRO-GE trade unions managed to secure a pay increase without any link to working time flexibility which will now be dealt with in separate negotations. From 1 November the 120000 workers in the industry will get pay increase of between 2.5% and 3.2%, with the higher increase going to lower paid workers. Inflation in Austria was 1.7% in the year to September.
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