Bundesforste AG / Brief overview

Brief overview of the collective agreement

editorial note Source: Gewerkschaft Öffentlicher Dienst

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

Applicable in

In force since
1 January 2024

Results of the latest round of negotiations
  • Increase of salaries by 9%
  • Increase of supplements by 9%

Minimum wage / minimum salary
  • Tasks requiring qualification: from EUR 2,841.88 to EUR 4,119.67
  • Tasks requiring high qualification: from EUR 4,201.29 to EUR 8,082.78

Apprenticeship pay
1st year of apprenticeship: EUR 1,131.22
2nd year of apprenticeship: EUR 1,432.28
3rd year of apprenticeship: EUR 1,959.44

Supplements and allowances
Supplements and allowances for office managers and deputy office managers

Working time
The regular working time is 40 hours per week
. For several groups, the working time is governed by Section 14 of the Official Regulations of the Austrian Federal Forests (
) (the working time depends on the nature of the work performed)
Supplement for extra hours:
50% supplement; 100% supplement for overtime during the night; remuneration for Sundays and public holidays: 100% for overtime up to the 8th hour and 200% from the 9th hour

Notice periods
Basically after the end of each calendar quarter
For employers:
6 weeks
after 2 years of employment 2 months
after 5 years of employment 3 months
after 15 years of employment 4 months
after 25 years of employment 5 months
For employees:

Please note: Consider the terms stipulated in the employment contract.

Please note: Expiry of claims
Your employment contract may contain clauses specifying that your claims will expire unless asserted within a certain period.

Other results achieved regarding socio-political aspects
  • Special leave