Starting with 1st January 2013 minimum wages of the applicable collective bargaining agreement will be increased by 3.4%, so that the new minimum wage will amount to € 1,625.18. The apprenticeship compensation is also increased by the same percentage. Wages above the minimum will be increased by 3.2%.

The supplement payment in case of additional work between any part-time arrangement or the regular weekly working hours of 38.5 and 40 hours/week will be reduced from 50% to 25%.