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Hospitality workers in Pitiusas islands to recieve 8.5% salary increase over two years

In a historic first, trade unions and hospitality employers have come together, with the mediation of the government, to sign a two-year agreement. This landmark agreement includes provisions for the evaluation of workloads and the implementation of a comprehensive training program.

The Balearic Government, trade unions and hospitality sector employers signed a two-year collective bargaining agreement affecting 35,400 workers on Ibiza, 3,500 on Formentera, 11,400 in Menorca and 109,000 in Mallorca. The agreement provides for a wage increase of 5% from April, followed by a cumulative increase of 3.3% in 2024. In addition, the agreement includes the regulation of workloads and training programs for the professionalization of the sector, which will require a €40m investment from the government. The signing was described as a “historic agreement” and all parties praised the government’s role as mediator.

For the full article, please visit Diario de Ibiza website here.

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