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Private bus companies / 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 2017


Results of the latest round of negotiations
  • Increase of wages under the collective agreement by 1.4%
  • Increase of compensation for traveling expenses by 2.0% on average


Minimum wage / minimum salary
Professional drivers without completed apprenticeship training: EUR 428.00 gross per week
Professional drivers with completed apprenticeship training: EUR 429.60 gross per week (in the first year of employment with the company)


Supplements and allowances
Hardship allowance, allowance for shift work, dirt allowance


Working time
The regular working time is 40 hours per week.
Supplement for extra hours: usually 50%
Night hours (midnight to 5 a.m.): supplement of 100%


Notice periods
For employers and employees:
Employment period with the company > 1 month 1 week
Employment period with the company > 1 year 2 weeks
Employment period with the company > 5 years 3 weeks
Employment period with the company > 10 years 4 weeks
 


Please note: Expiry of claims
Any claims must be asserted by registered letter within three months of the payment due date.


Other results achieved regarding socio-political aspects
  • Special payment: Christmas remuneration (
    Weihnachtsremuneration
    ) and annual leave bonus (
    Urlaubszuschuss
    )
  • Anniversary bonuses after 20 years of employment