Entsendeplattform

Austrian Railway Companies / Brief overview

Brief overview of the collective agreement

editorial note Source: Gewerkschaft vida


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


Applicable in
Austria


In force since
1 November 2021


Results of the latest round of negotiations
  • Salary levels are increased by 3.7% (1.11.2021).
  • Actual salaries are increased by 3.7% (1.11.2021).
  • Supplements subject to indexation and deemed a part of remuneration are increased by 3.7% (1.11.2021).


Minimum wage / minimum salary
Classification according to the ten employment categories (A – J) of the collective agreement, A being the “lowest” and J the “highest” category.
Minimum salary:
  • Working time of 40 hours: EUR 1,878.24 (1.11.2021)
  • Working time of 38.4 hours: EUR 1,820.18 (1.11.2021)


Supplements and allowances
Allowances for night work, work on Sundays and public holidays


Working time
The regular working time is 40 hours per week
, but may be reduced for all employees to 38.5 hours by a works agreement.
Supplement for extra hours
: 50%


Notice periods
For employers and employees
:
up to 2 years 6 weeks
> 2 years to < 5 years 2 months
> 5 years to < 15 years 3 months
> 15 years to < 25 years 4 months
> 25 years 5 months


Please note: Expiry of claims
Any claims must be asserted within
nine months
after their due date and/or after they became known.
After the termination of the employment relationship, any claims must be asserted within
three months
.


Other results achieved regarding socio-political aspects
Special payment: Christmas remuneration (
Weihnachtsremuneration
) and annual leave bonus (
Urlaubszuschuss
)
Anniversary bonuses