Metal Workers: Up to 3% Wage Increase

Politics ♦ Published: November 8, 2010; 12:59 ♦ (Vindobona)

Workers in the metal industry receive a strong wage increase. The minimum wage rises by 2.5%.

Metal Workers: Up to 3% Wage Increase / Picture: ©

165,000 workers receive a wage increase retroactive to November 1, 2010. Since a minimum amount has been agreed on, the workers with the lowest incomes get wage increases of up to 3%.

Actual wages rise by 2.3%, the minimum wage rises by 2.5%, and amounts therefore 1,524 euro. To compare: last year the minimum wage rose by 1.5%. Depending on the operating result, thriving…