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Bed manufacturing industry / button industry / 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 October 2019


Results of the latest round of negotiations


Minimum wage / minimum salary
Bed manufacturing industry:
  • Simple tasks: from EUR 9.35 to EUR 9.94 (Vienna, Lower Austria, Burgenland) and from EUR 8.94 to EUR 9.53 (Salzburg, Carinthia, Tyrol, Upper Austria, Styria) per hour
  • Tasks requiring qualification: EUR 10.51 (Vienna, Lower Austria, Burgenland) and EUR 10.75 (Salzburg, Carinthia, Tyrol, Upper Austria, Styria) per hour
  • Tasks requiring high qualification: EUR 10.98 (Vienna, Lower Austria, Burgenland) and EUR 10.91 (Salzburg, Carinthia, Tyrol, Upper Austria, Styria) per hour
Quilt manufacturers:
  • Simple tasks: from EUR 8.81 to EUR 9.49 per hour
Button and garment fastening industry:
  • Simple tasks: EUR 8.81 per hour
  • Tasks requiring qualification: EUR 9.92 per hour
  • Tasks requiring high qualification: EUR 10.17 per hour


Working time
The regular working time is 38.5 hours per week.
Supplement for extra hours: usually 50%, during specified times 100%.


Notice periods
For employers and employees: 2 weeks
after 1 year of employment 3 weeks
after 5 years of employment 4 weeks
after 10 years of employment 5 weeks
after 15 years of employment 6 weeks


Please note: Expiry of claims
Claims to contractual wages must be asserted within three months after termination of the employment relationship.
Please note that all other claims arising from the employment relationship must be asserted within four months after their payment due date.


Other results achieved regarding socio-political aspects
  • Special payment: Christmas remuneration (
    Weihnachtsremuneration
    ) and annual leave bonus (
    Urlaubszuschuss
    )
  • 24 and 31 December are days off work

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