Aenderung Historie

Brief overview of the collective agreement

editorial note Source: Gewerkschaft PRO-GE

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

Applicable in

In force since
1 January 2024

Results of the latest round of negotiations
  • Increase of wages under the collective agreement in all categories by 9.0%
  • Increase of apprenticeship pay by 9.0%

Minimum wage / minimum salary
  • Simple tasks: from EUR 2,237.73 to EUR 2,863.28
  • Tasks requiring qualification: from EUR 3,406.51 to EUR 3,949.73
  • Tasks requiring high qualification: EUR 4,125.02

Apprenticeship pay
1st year of apprenticeship: EUR 1,131.22
2nd year of apprenticeship: EUR 1,432.28
3rd year of apprenticeship: EUR 1,959.44
special provisions for apprentices within the meaning of Section 80 LF-DG

Working time
The regular working time is 40 hours per week
Supplement for extra hours
: usually 50%, during specified times 100%.

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
  • Bonus payments amounting to 50% of the assessment base per calendar quarter
  • 24 and 31 December are days off work