Collective bargaining: building argue cleaner with a trade Union to 1,20 Euro

Without a result of collective bargaining for the nation's approximately 650 000 employees in the building cleaning trade after the kick-off on Tuesday have be

Collective bargaining: building argue cleaner with a trade Union to 1,20 Euro

Without a result of collective bargaining for the nation's approximately 650 000 employees in the building cleaning trade after the kick-off on Tuesday have been postponed in Frankfurt. On 3. September, want to put the representatives of the IG BAU and the employers back to the table.

Falk Heunemann

business editor of the Rhein-Main-Zeitung.

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The "extremely high" demand of the trade Union IG BAU is contrary to the economic situation, commenting on the Federal Guild Association of the building cleaning craft, the breakdown of the talks. A trade Union representative, Ulrike Laux said, you expect, at the latest, to the next appointment, a "negotiated offer" of the company. "Employers have told us that they understood our demands".

2000 Euro gross for full-time employees

The Union calls for the increase of minimum wages in the two lowest wage groups, to 1.20 euros per hour. Cleaners would then earn a minimum of 12 euros gross. In the month that would result in a full-time employee approximately 2000 Euro gross. However, there are in the industry, a high proportion of part-time employees. The rates for the higher wage groups should be increased according to the IG BAU to 6.5 percent. In addition, the Union requires the introduction of a Christmas bonus of at least 960 euros.

In the collective bargaining round in 2017, both sides had needed six appointments in five months, to agree. Came out, among other things, a step increase in the minimum wage, then a 10-Euro way to currently 10,80 Euro up to the year 2020. Demanded by the Union was originally a Plus of ten percent – a Euro more per hour.

Updated Date: 16 June 2020, 20:19

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