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Transportation of goods trade / Brief overview

Brief overview of the collective agreement

editorial note Source: Gewerkschaft vida


Blue-collar workers / white-collar workers
Blue-collar workers


Applicable in
Austria


In force since
1 January.2015


Results of the latest round of negotiations
  • Increase of wages under the collective agreement by 2.0%
  • Increase of apprenticeship pay by 2.0%
  • Increase of allowances and supplements by 2.0%
  • Designated time for education and training
  • Seasonal interruptions of up to three months are considered as continued employment relationship


Minimum wage / minimum salary
e.g.
  • Unskilled workers, drivers of motor vehicles of up to 3.5 t: EUR 1,430.71
  • Drivers of articulated lorries: EUR 1,501.64
  • Drivers of motor vehicles with dangerous goods: EUR 1,536.24
  • Drivers of motor vehicles with apprenticeship training for articulated lorries: EUR 1,582.95
  • Drivers of motor vehicles for the supply of petrol stations: EUR 1,619.28


Apprenticeship pay
1st year of apprenticeship: EUR 609.75
2nd year of apprenticeship: EUR 864.85
3rd year of apprenticeship: EUR 1,144.83
4th year of apprenticeship: (two trades): EUR 1,306.59
 


Supplements/allowances
Supplement for overtime worked during the night: 100% for the time from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Daily allowances in Austria: EUR 26.40 per calendar day
Accommodation allowance: EUR 15
Hardship allowance for the transportation of cars: EUR 5.14 per day
Hardship allowance for waste management: EUR 14.04 per day
Dirt allowance: 10% of the wage specified in the collective agreement


Working time
The regular working time is 40 hours per week.
Supplement for extra hours: 50%, supplement for overtime worked during the night: 100% for the time from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.


Notice periods
Employment period with the company of up to one year 1 week
Employment period with the company of up to 5 years 2 weeks
Employment period with the company of more than five years 3 weeks
 


Please note: Expiry of claims
Any claims of the employee arising from the employment relationship with the employer must be asserted in writing within three months after their due date.


Other results achieved regarding socio-political aspects
The costs for the driver card must be borne by the employer.
The costs for further education and training for drivers of motor vehicles required by law must also be borne by the employer.