Private bus companies / Brief overview

Brief overview of the collective agreement

editorial note Source: Gewerkschaft vida

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

Applicable in

In force since
1 January 2024

Results of the latest round of negotiations

Minimum wage / minimum salary
Professional drivers without completed apprenticeship training: EUR 640.40 gross per week
Professional drivers with completed apprenticeship training: EUR 644.80 gross per week (in the first year of employment with the company)

Supplements and allowances
Hardship allowance, allowance for shift work, dirt allowance

Working time
The regular working time is 40 hours per week
Supplement for extra hours
: usually 50 %
Night hours
(midnight to 5 a.m.): supplement of 100 %

Notice periods
For employers and employees:
Employment period with the company > 1 month 1 week
Employment period with the company > 1 year 2 weeks
Employment period with the company > 5 years 3 weeks
Employment period with the company > 10 years 4 weeks

Please note: Expiry of claims
Any claims must be asserted by registered letter within three months of the payment due date.

Other results achieved regarding socio-political aspects
  • Special payment: Christmas remuneration (
    ) and annual leave bonus (
  • Anniversary bonuses after 20 years of employment