MIL OSI Translation. Region: Germany / Deutschland –
Source: DGB – Federal Board 11.11.2020TariftickerFirst collective bargaining agreements in local transportVer.di has achieved the first wage results for employees of companies in local public transport. A corona bonus has already been implemented in Saxony, Baden-Württemberg, North Rhine-Westphalia and Bavaria. The negotiations in other federal states are still pending. In addition, ver.di calls for further improvements and a nationwide framework collective agreement.
DGB / Yuri Bizgajmer / 123rf.com
In Saxony, Baden-Württemberg and North Rhine-Westphalia, ver.di was able to agree higher annual special payments. In Saxony, wages are also rising significantly and the number of vacation days is also increasing. In Baden-Württemberg there are relief days. The union was able to enforce a corona bonus for the first available collective bargaining results in Saxony, Baden-Württemberg, North Rhine-Westphalia and Bavaria. Further negotiations in other federal states are still pending in the next few days, but this is not enough on its own to permanently upgrade the professions in public transport. Working in public transport must become more attractive. This is why ver.di wants to negotiate a nationwide framework collective agreement with the Association of Local Employers’ Associations (VKA). But the VKA still refuses, but ver.di will not give up and continues to take the first steps towards a uniform level. The negotiations in the federal states were supplemented by nationwide demands. To the ver.di report
EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and / or sentence structure not be perfect.