Winegrowing businesses in Vienna / 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

In force since
1 January 2023

Results of the latest round of negotiations
  • Increase of wages under the collective agreement by 8.0–8.20 %

Minimum wage / minimum salary
  • Simple tasks: from EUR 10.58 to EUR 10.95 per hour
  • Tasks requiring qualification: from EUR 11.97 to EUR 13.19 per hour

Apprenticeship pay
1st year of apprenticeship: EUR 1,067.00
2nd year of apprenticeship: EUR 1,359.00
3rd year of apprenticeship: EUR 1,640.00

Supplements and allowances
Supplements and allowances for herbicide spraying, sulphurising and spreading commercial fertilisers; allowances related to long-term employment

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

Notice periods
For employers and employees:
up to 1 year of employment 14 days
after 1 year of employment 1 month
after 5 years of employment 2 months
after 15 years of employment 3 months

Please note: Expiry of claims
Any claims arising from the employment relationship that have not been asserted expire half a year after the end of the calendar year in which they arose.

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