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 minimum wages under the collective agreement by 8,51 %

Minimum wage / minimum salary
  • Simple tasks: EUR 1.760,15
  • Tasks requiring qualification: EUR 1.814,45 to EUR 2.160,93

Apprenticeship pay
1st year of apprenticeship: EUR 881,79
2nd year of apprenticeship: EUR 1.109,03
3rd year of apprenticeship: EUR 1.353,20

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:
14 days
after completion of the first year of employment 1 month
after completion of the fifth year of employment 2 months
after completion of the 15th year of employment 3 months
after completion of the 20th year of employment 5 months

Please note: Expiry of claims
Any claims arising from the employment relationship expire 12 months after they arose.

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