Germany - Collective agreement for temporary agency workers - January 01, 2017

The employers’ organisation in the agency sector, represented by the VGZ, and the trade union confederation DGB have concluded an agreement for the temporary employment sector. The agreement will cover a term of 36 months until 31 December 2019 with increased pay rates that take effect on 1 March 2017, 1 April 2018, 1 April 2019 and 1 October 2019, for each of the tariff areas in the East and West. A further wage adjustment will take place on 1 April 2021, extending by then West wages to the entire federal territory.

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