Wallpaperer 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

In force since

Results of the latest round of negotiations
  • Increase of minimum wages under the collective agreement by 2.1%

Minimum wage / minimum salary
  • Simple tasks: from EUR 10.64
  • Tasks requiring qualification: from EUR 10.66 to EUR 12.04
  • Tasks requiring high qualification: from EUR 13.28

Apprenticeship pay
1st year of apprenticeship: EUR 665.00
2nd year of apprenticeship: EUR 845.00
3rd year of apprenticeship: EUR 1,005.00

Working time
The regular working time is 39 hours per week.
Supplement for extra hours: usually 50%, during specified times 100%.

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

Please note: Expiry of claims
Please note that any and all claims arising from and during the employment relationship with the employer lapse within four months, after termination of the employment relationship, contractual claims to wages lapse within three months unless asserted verbally or in writing. Successful claims lapse unless an action is filed within 6 months since first asserted.

Other results achieved regarding socio-political aspects
  • Special payments: Christmas bonus (
    ) and annual leave bonus (