DGAP-News: Progress-Werk Oberkirch AG / Key word(s): Contract
- Agreement strengthens location's competitiveness
- Secures jobs until the end of 2020
Oberkirch, August 10, 2016 - Progress-Werk Oberkirch AG together with the employee representatives in Oberkirch and IG Metall has concluded a new supplemental wage agreement for its German location. The contract will begin on January 1, 2017, just as the previous agreement comes to an end.
The supplemental wage agreement is part of our ongoing efforts to secure the competitiveness of the Group's home location to counteract the permanent pressure for transferring new orders to foreign locations.
Dr. Volker Simon, Speaker of the Management Board, in his comments recognizing the supplemental wage agreements said: "With this agreement, our employees have made a tremendous contribution to the continued success of their location. The Management Board is fully aware of the related responsibility for the steering of the Group. We would like to thank all those involved for making this agreement possible."
Bernd Bartmann, Management Board Member responsible for the administration & finance area is also pleased with this agreement: "We have made an important step in securing the future capacity utilization at Oberkirch. This allowed us to give job guarantees for the next four years, and we feel especially committed to providing further vocational training."
Progress-Werk Oberkirch AG
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|Company:||Progress-Werk Oberkirch AG|
|Phone:||+49 (0)7802 84-347|
|Fax:||+49 (0)7802 84-789|
|Listed:||Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard), Stuttgart; Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Munich, Tradegate Exchange|
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