Three-year agreement in private care

Sweden Sweden
The Kommunal municipal workers' union has signed a new collective agreement with the ALMEGA service employers' organisation covering employees in home care. The agreement runs from 1 September 2013 to 30 September 2016 and provides for a minimum salary increase of SEK 1700 (€196) full-time workers, much more than the employers' initial offer. The increase is flat rate in krona increases in line with other industry agreements aimed at benefiting the lower paid. Minimum salaries for full-time workers aged 20 will rise to SEK 18749 (€2160) on 1st September 2013, SEK 19159 (€2210) on 1 September 2014 and then SEK 19606 (€2260) on 1 September 2015. The deal also includes employer provision of seasonal clothing, a tripling of parental leave from 60 to 180 days in line with the main industry agreement and the right to compensation when workers use their own cars for work purposes.
Read more at > Kommunal (SV)

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