Temporary work rates

Current information

From 01 January 2017, the newly tariffed minimum wages of EUR 9.00 / EG 1 in Western Germany and EUR 8.84 in Eastern Germany, negotiated by the unions and management in December 2016, apply to all temporary employees.

Since 01 November 2012 already, special sector tariffs apply to the following sectors: metal and electronics industry; chemical industry; plastics processing industry; rubber industry; textiles and apparel industry; wood and plastics processing industry; paper, cardboard and plastics processing industry; printing industry; potash and rock salt mining; paper manufacturing industry; rail traffic.