Civil servants receive an average salary increase of 2.76 per cent
VIENNA. Officials have a relative salary increase of between 2.51 per cent for the high and 3.46 per cent for the low income. On average, this means an increase of 2.76 per cent.
The public service union (GÖD) and vice-chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache (FPÖ) and Hartwig Löger (ÖVP) finance minister have agreed this for Vienna government. The agreement ended on Tuesday night in the third round of discussions after more than seven hours shortly after midnight. For the budget that accounts for 375 million euros. The salary increase will benefit from around 200,000 public servants at a federal level and almost 260,000 employees at federal and local levels.
Both sides were satisfied with the result
Finance Hartwig Löger (ÖVP) stresses that the 375 million euro for officer salary increases do not compromise the proposed administrative surplus in the 2019 budget. Although the expenditure would be higher than # 39; The budget, but it can be created, said Löger. Vienna. Both sides were satisfied with the result. Löger spoke of a "common sense collection" and a good result for the public service. Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache saw "a very fair result" and given economic growth as a "very good grade". "With appreciation and respectful" were dealing with each other.
Also Chair of GÖD Norbert Schnedl He spoke of a "very good rating". The average of 2.76 per cent is "good value", which is also higher than 2.33 per cent of the previous year in similar economic conditions. And even the highest income would be charged to 2.51 percent even above the inflation of 2.02 per cent. This will constantly strengthen purchasing power for each colleague.
The chairman of the family union, Christian Meidlinger, for a gross monthly income of 2,000 euros, there was an increase of 3.3 percent and 3,000 euros of 3.0 per cent. He was confident that all federal states will take over the federal government. There are corresponding signs that country chairs would speak to their state governments soon. In particular, Meidlinger expressed the hope that this applies to Styria, which has set the smallest for the civil servants in their budget.