Germany - Agreement for public service workers in the regions - February 28, 2017

Trade unions in the public sector reached an agreement with a real pay rise for around 800,000 workers in regional government. The two-year pay deal will see a 2% rise this year backdated to 1 January with a minimum increase of 75 euro on monthly salaries. This is slightly more than the current inflation rate of 1.9% but well ahead of the 0.5% inflation recorded in 2016. Regional government workers will also get a 2.35% pay increase from 1 January 2018.


The details of the agreement (in German): ...  

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