Luxembourg trade unions the LCGB and the OGBL have announced the finalisation of a new collective agreement with the management of John Zink International.
On Thursday 28 May 2020, the LCGB and the OGBL unions reached an agreement with the management of Dudelange-based industrial equipment supplier John Zink International for a new collective agreement, which is valid for one year from 1 January until 31 December 2020.
The unions noted that, despite the current health crisis situation, negotiations finally led to a positive result for employees whose commitment and work were partially rewarded, particularly with the following improvements:
• a budget equivalent to 1.25% of the payroll will be allocated for selective increases, retroactive to 1 January 2020;
• a budget equivalent to 0.25% of the payroll will be allocated for individual bonus spots;
• modification of the duration of the annual leave: from 1 January 2020, the duration of the leave is fixed at the legal minimum plus two days per year, or 2.33 days per month (18.66 hours). The legal minimum is 26 days in 2020.