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Mining / Brief overview

Brief overview of the collective agreement

editorial note Source: Gewerkschaft PRO-GE


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


Applicable in
Austria


In force since
1 November 2021


Results of the latest round of negotiations
  • Increase of minimum wages under the collective agreement by 3.0%
  • Increase of actual wages by 3.55%
  • Increase of allowances under the collective agreement by 3.0%
  • Increase of compensation for expenses by 2.5%
  • Increase of apprenticeship pay by
    • 6.74% (1st year of apprenticeship)
    • 4.27% (2nd year of apprenticeship)
    • 5.61% (3rd year of apprenticeship)
    • 5.63% (4th year of apprenticeship)


Minimum wage / minimum salary
  • Simple tasks: from EUR 2,089.87 to EUR 2,195.46
  • Tasks requiring qualification: from EUR 2,398.29 to EUR 2,763.02
  • Tasks requiring high qualification: from EUR 3,093.91 to EUR 3,542.60


Apprenticeship pay
1st year of apprenticeship: EUR 800.00
2nd year of apprenticeship: EUR 1,000.00
3rd year of apprenticeship: EUR 1,325.00
4th year of apprenticeship: EUR 1,750.00


Supplements and allowances
Dirt, hardship and hazard allowances, allowances for night and shift work, assembly allowance


Working time
The regular working time is 38.5 hours per week
.
Supplement for extra hours
: usually 50%, during specified times 100%.


Notice periods
For employers:
6 weeks
after 2 years of employment 2 months
after 5 years of employment 3 months
after 15 years of employment 4 months
after 25 years of employment 5 months
For employees:
1 week
after 1 year of employment 2 weeks
after 5 years of employment 4 weeks
after 10 years of employment 6 weeks

Employees may terminate their employment relationship as per the end of the working week


Please note: Expiry of claims
Please note that any claims arising from the employment relationship with the employer must be asserted within six months.


Other results achieved regarding socio-political aspects
  • Special payments: Christmas remuneration (
    Weihnachtsremuneration
    ) and annual leave bonus (
    Urlaubszuschuss
    )
  • 24 December is a day off work
  • Payment of daily allowances for work at external workplaces