Collective bargaining agreement, the IG Metall: A wage increase of 2.3 percent, which may not be called that

Rowenta in Erbach, GKN in Waldhof, Continental, Babenhausen, Bosch Lollar, Daimler in Kassel – longer least, the daily list of companies in Hessen, where the Un

Collective bargaining agreement, the IG Metall: A wage increase of 2.3 percent, which may not be called that

Rowenta in Erbach, GKN in Waldhof, Continental, Babenhausen, Bosch Lollar, Daimler in Kassel – longer least, the daily list of companies in Hessen, where the Union It Strikes, demonstrations and motorcades announced was. About 116,000 Employees in 622 Operated would have involved finally, in Hesse, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland and Thuringia in the protests, reckoned the Union, shortly before it went up in a Mainz Hotel in the last negotiation with the representatives of the metal and electric company, the largest industrial sector of Hesse.

Falk Heunemann

Economics editor of the Rhein-Main-Zeitung.

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This seems to have worked: On Wednesday, the Confederation of employers and the trade Union with shared that they had agreed on a new collective bargaining agreement for the 380,000 employees in the sector in these four provinces – including 220,000 in Hesse. Both sides were based largely on the pilot's degree in North Rhine-Westphalia on Monday.

Corona-premium and special payments

Therefore, the employees in this June will not receive a tax-free Corona-bonus 500 Euro in the coming February is a premium follows in the amount of 18.4 per cent of one month's salary, a third special payment follows in February 2023 – with the negotiated collective agreement itself is a term of up to 30. September 2022 has.

The solution is a compromise between the seemingly irreconcilable positions, which were placed on both sides to start the negotiations at the end of last year, The Union had demanded four percent more, if not exclusively, as a pure wage increase, employers are passed to the Corona-crisis in a zero for the year 2021.

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With the completion of have now set both sides of each piece through. The trade unions can tell the employees that there will be more money. You have prevented "the employers to want zero round," said IG Metall, negotiators Jörg Köhlinger. And the employer can point to the fact that there is no percentage increase in wages– it is, after all, the annual premiums. "The completion of decided not to increase the table of charges," said accordingly, Johannes Heger, the negotiators from the employer after the end of the talks. At the premium it was, rather, "a painful extra payments".

the equivalent of 2.3 percent

in fact, the premium of € 500, which will be paid in this year already, with a workforce of around 3000 gross in the month, a salary increase of 1.3 percent. At Higher incomes, the percentage falls to low.

The annual special payments, the match from the start in 2022 to be done, according to the account of the IG Metall, a percentage increase in the monthly salary of 2.3 percent for the next year and a half. The metal obtained was 13.1 months ' salary, if account is taken of holiday and Christmas money.

Updated Date: 01 April 2021, 02:20

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