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Wood and plastics processing trade / Brief overview

Brief overview of the collective agreement

editorial note Source: Gewerkschaft Bau-Holz


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


Applicable in
Austria


In force since
1 May 2018


Results of the latest round of negotiations
Carpentry:
  • Increase of wages under the collective agreement and apprenticeship pay by 2.95%
  • Actual wages: Overpayments unchanged (parallel adjustment)
Wood sculpturing trade:
  • Increase of wages under the collective agreement and apprenticeship pay by 2.95%
  • Actual wages: Overpayments unchanged (parallel adjustment)
Body makers:
  • Increase of wages under the collective agreement and apprenticeship pay by 2.45%
Plastics processing industry:
  • Increase of wages under the collective agreement and apprenticeship pay by 2.55%
Musical instrument makers:
  • Increase of wages under the collective agreement and apprenticeship pay by 2.45%


Minimum wage / minimum salary
  • Simple tasks: from EUR 1,463.54 to EUR 1,730.27
  • Tasks requiring qualification: from EUR 1,550.14 to EUR 2,073.20
  • Tasks requiring high qualification: EUR 1,803.01 to EUR 2,156.34


Apprenticeship pay
Joinery trade und carpentry technology
Joinery trade Carpentry technology
1st year of apprenticeship: EUR 635,00 EUR 635,00
2nd year of apprenticeship: EUR 792,00 EUR 792,00
3rd year of apprenticeship: EUR 928,00 EUR 1,189.00
4th year of apprenticeship: EUR 1,043.00 EUR 1,492.00
Wood sculpturing trade
1st year of apprenticeship: EUR 604.00
2nd year of apprenticeship: EUR 760.00
3rd year of apprenticeship: EUR 886.00
4th year of apprenticeship: EUR 959.00
Car body construction technology, car body painters and wheelwrights
1st year of apprenticeship: EUR 590.00
2nd year of apprenticeship: EUR 760.00
3rd year of apprenticeship: EUR 886.00
4th year of apprenticeship: EUR 959.00
Plastics processing industry and plastics technology
Plastics processing industry Plastics technology
1st year of apprenticeship: EUR 650,00 EUR 650,00
2nd year of apprenticeship: EUR 880,00 EUR 880,00
3rd year of apprenticeship: EUR 1,050.00 EUR 1,150.00
4th year of apprenticeship: EUR 1,140.00 EUR 1,450.00
Musical instrument manufacturing industry
1st year of apprenticeship: EUR 590.00
2nd year of apprenticeship: EUR 740.00
3rd year of apprenticeship: EUR 910.00
4th year of apprenticeship: EUR 1,020.00


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


Notice periods
Notice periods according to the length of the employee’s employment period with the company:
  • Employee: one week as of the end of the working week up to nine weeks
  • Employer: one week as of the end of the working week up to nine weeks


Please note: Expiry of claims
Please note that after the employment relationship, any and all claims to contractual wages arising from the employment relationship with the employer lapse within three months unless asserted orally or in writing. Claims asserted in vain lapse unless an action is filed within 18 months since first asserted.


Other results achieved regarding socio-political aspects
  • Protection against termination of employment according to Section 15 of the Maternity Protection Act (
    Mutterschutzgesetz, MSchG
    ) is extended to apply to the term of entitlement to childcare benefit laid down in federal laws; up to the 30th month as a maximum.
  • Special payments: Christmas bonus (
    Weihnachtsgeld
    ) and annual leave bonus (
    Urlaubszuschuss
    )

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