Salary Increase in Trade up to 2.3%

Politics ♦ Published: November 30, 2010; 11:21 ♦ (Vindobona)

Low incomes are taken more into account than higher salaries; the minimum wage in trade now amounts to € 1,300.

Salary Increase in Trade up to 2.3% / Picture: ©

After six intense and hard rounds of negotiations, employers led by chief negotiator Fritz Aichinger -chairman of the Federal Trade Division of the WKÖ- and workers' representatives led by chief negotiator Franz Georg Brantner, concluded a new collective agreement for about 450,000 employees in trade and related professions. Accordingly, the agreed minimum wages in trade are increased…