Aenderung Historie

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
1 May 2024

Minimum wage / minimum salary
  • Simple tasks: from EUR 13.25 to EUR 13.30
  • Tasks requiring qualification: from EUR 14.24 to EUR 14.46
  • Tasks requiring high qualification: from EUR 14.79 to EUR 16.48

Apprenticeship pay
1st year of apprenticeship: EUR 5.30
2nd year of apprenticeship: EUR 6.90
3rd year of apprenticeship: EUR 10.40
4th year of apprenticeship: EUR 12.00

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

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

Please note: Expiry of claims
Please note that any and all claims arising from the employment relationship with the employer
lapse within three months
unless asserted in writing (although there are exceptions to this rule). If such claims are denied by the employer, an
must be
within three months.

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